Marketplace AM for March 2, 2007
Mar 2, 2007

Marketplace AM for March 2, 2007

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E.U. vs. Microsoft saga continues

Mar 2, 2007
Microsoft has already been fined $950 million for failing to comply with an anti-trust ruling in Europe. The E.U. says Microsoft is still dragging its feet and has threatened to start tacking on an additional $4 million a day.

CAFTA's one-year check-up

Mar 2, 2007
After a year of free trade between the U.S. and a handful of Central American countries, the outlook on whether it's a good deal — and for whom — is still split down the usual lines.

Is the worst yet to come?

Mar 2, 2007
It's been a dizzying week on Wall Street as a wave of sell-offs swept world markets. U.S. markets have managed to rebound for the most part, but some folks overseas think we might take a bigger hit yet.

Private money now, public funds later

Mar 2, 2007
The FEC has OK'd presidential candidate Barack Obama's request to raise private money for his campaign now, but switch to public funds if he wins the Democratic Party's nomination.

Job Files: Maple sugar man

Mar 2, 2007
To honor the traditional start of syrup season in Vermont, this week's Job Files brings us, what else, a maple sugar maker.

Selling menopause

Mar 2, 2007
Some women still prefer to make quiet references to "the change" and men want nothing to do with it, but a growing number of women are not only talking — and laughing — about menopause, they're turning a profit.

High school business outlook 101

Mar 2, 2007
Ever wonder what teenagers are thinking about the world of business and finance? One high school teacher in Delaware says it's the things that affect them, of course: minimum wage and gas prices.

YouTube signing the bit players

Mar 2, 2007
The major studios and TV networks are holding out for a substantial chunk of YouTube's advertising revenue, but in the meantime, smaller content providers have been flocking to the online video site.

States resist driver's license changes

Mar 2, 2007
Homeland Security has extended the deadline for states to comply with new regulations for IDs, but there are still concerns about privacy laws, not to mention how much the changes will cost.

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC

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