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Marketplace AM for July 11, 2006
Jul 11, 2006

Marketplace AM for July 11, 2006

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Registered traveler program still at the gate

Jul 11, 2006
Travel commentator Rudy Maxa says airports would welcome a two-tier security check-in system if the Transportation Security Administration can work out the kinks.

Bringing Blu-ray and HD-DVD together

Jul 11, 2006
Been waiting to see which high definition format wins out? One firm has developed a laser head that can read both Blu-ray and HD-DVD discs — but do consumers even want high definition? Janet Babin reports.

Medicare misinformation

Jul 11, 2006
Government auditors find insurance companies give incorrect information about the new Medicare drug benefit program two-thirds of the time. Hillary Wicai reports.

Congress putting a stop to Internet gambling?

Jul 11, 2006
This morning the House of Representatives starts debating a bill that would declare online gambling illegal. Of course, saying it and enforcing it are two different things. Hillary Wicai reports.

UK to OK new nuclear plants

Jul 11, 2006
Today the British government is expected to publish the findings of a major review of its energy policy and give the go-ahead to build a new generation of nuclear power plants. Stephen Beard reports.

Q2 on Wall Street

Jul 11, 2006
Second quarter earnings reports are expected to be strong, but don't count on Wall Street to react positively. Bob Moon explains why some investors may not be impressed, even though earnings may be impressive.

Impaired in the workplace

Jul 11, 2006
Drugs or alcohol addictions can take a big toll in the workplace — but recognizing the problem often falls on the shoulders of concerned or frustrated coworkers. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Storm insurance on trial

Jul 11, 2006
Much is at stake in the first trial into whether insurance companies are responsible for the flood and storm-surge damage caused by Hurricane Katrina. Sarah Gardner has more.

Sobering news for wine industry

Jul 11, 2006
A new study finds global climate change could dry up the multi-billion-dollar US wine industry. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the story.

Electric car 2.0

Jul 11, 2006
A group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are looking to compete against traditional automakers in popularizing electric cars. Rachel Dormhelm reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC