Marketplace AM for June 6, 2006
Jun 6, 2006

Marketplace AM for June 6, 2006

Stories You Might Like The arrow of the U.S. economy is pointing to recession Record gas prices pump in record profits The latest inflation numbers show more pain for consumers A June boom for inflation: Consumer price index comes in hot at 9.1% Hiring is still strong. Take that, high interest rates. Checking in on […]

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Too much cash

Jun 6, 2006
Many big name companies are amassing huge piles of cash in their bank accounts. That's a good thing, right? Commentator Robert Cottrell says not so fast.

Two plans for Biloxi

Jun 6, 2006
Hurricane Katrina wiped away most of East Biloxi, Miss. Now city officials are faced with two competing visions for the area's future. Stephen Smith reports.

Killing the 'death tax'?

Jun 6, 2006
The Senate could begin debate as early as today on a possible repeal of the estate tax. Prospects for passage don't look good, but don't expect the issue to go away any time soon. Scott Tong reports.

Glaxo eyeing Pfizer consumer meds

Jun 6, 2006
Bidding is expected to close today for Pfizer's over-the-counter division. The top bidder so far is said to be pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline. Janet Babin reports.

The minimum wage play

Jun 6, 2006
Democrats are taking a page from the Republican playbook, trying to ensure big voter turnouts in key states with ballot initiatives aimed at Democratic-leaning voters. John Dimsdale reports.

TargetCard

Jun 6, 2006
Retail chain Target has added a new notch on its belt: a top 10 credit card. Stacey Vanek-Smith explains.

The Times of London (of New York)

Jun 6, 2006
Today the British daily is scheduled to begin offering a new US edition in New York City and environs. But who's going to read it? Ethan Lindsey takes a look.

Commercial real estate still booming

Jun 6, 2006
Interest rates are taking a toll on the residential market, but office real estate is still going gangbusters.And yesterday a deal between Brookfield and Trizec created one of the biggest landlords in North America. Steve Tripoli reports.

More regulations, please

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Jun 6, 2006
Business doesn't usually line up to ask for more regulation, but a group of senior British executives is demanding stricter curbs on carbon dioxide emissions. From London, Stephen Beard reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC