Marketplace AM for July 17, 2006
Jul 17, 2006

Marketplace AM for July 17, 2006

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Strong plane sales ahead?

Jul 17, 2006
The soaring price of oil has been bad news for most of the world's airlines, but plane manufacturers say aircraft sales could take off anyway. Stephen Beard explains.

Wisconsin-grown ginseng

Jul 17, 2006
Wisconsin grows the world's most sought-after ginseng, but trademark piracy has made it harder to know if you're getting the real thing. Brian Bull reports on efforts underway in the state to reclaim the glory days of ginseng.

What's propelling the auto alliance proposal?

Jul 17, 2006
Host Cheryl Glaser and Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan look at what's behind the push to partner GM with Nissan and Renault. It may not be what you think.

Stem cell bill

Jul 17, 2006
The Senate today begins debate on a bill that could open the door for more federal funding of stem cell research. But President Bush has vowed to stamp his first-ever veto on the legislation. Sarah Gardner reports.

Small business adapts in Middle East

Jul 17, 2006
The Israeli-Hezbollah warfare has taken a human and economic toll on both sides. Hilary Krieger reports on small business owners in Northern Israel, trying to stay afloat while trying to stay alive.

Hertz IPO

Jul 17, 2006
The car-rental company bought out by private equity firms in December is expected to go public sometime this week. Janet Babin reports.

High noon at Northwest

Jul 17, 2006
Starting today Northwest can impose wage and benefit cuts on its flight attendants as part of restructuring efforts. Flight attendants have threatened surprise walkouts — but passengers may have the final say. Larry Schooler reports.

Private equity bonanza

Jul 17, 2006
US private equity firms raised nearly $100 billion over the first six months of the year, a 43% jump over the same period last year. But having so many dollars in play could mean too much of a good thing. Janet Babin reports.

Drug store health clinics

Jul 17, 2006
There's a new trend in health care delivery: Your neighborhood drug store could soon offer in-store clinics that might save you a trip to the doctor's office. Lisa Napoli reports.

Hurricane Katrina reimbursement

Jul 17, 2006
It's been almost 11 months since Hurricane Katrina hit the US Gulf Coast, and this week the first federal checks should finally go out to people who lost their homes in the storm. Scott Tong reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC

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