Marketplace AM for November 9, 2006
Nov 9, 2006

Marketplace AM for November 9, 2006

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Lame duck Congress

Nov 9, 2006
Congress is due back in Washington next week to finish up business they set aside to campaign, like the billions in appropriations that still need to be approved. But that may have to wait, Diantha Parker reports.

A risky move for Microsoft?

Nov 9, 2006
Microsoft's Zune music player is due out next week. It'll sell for $250 — with a small cut to the record labels. Host Scott Jagow asks analyst Michael Gartenberg if that's smart business.

Middle-age career change

Nov 9, 2006
A growing number of workers are opting to make major career changes later in life. Tom Kramer looks at what's driving these 40-somethings to start over.

Calderon goes to Washington

Nov 9, 2006
Mexico's President-elect is scheduled to meet with President Bush at the White House today. Calderon doesn't take office until December 1, but the leaders certainly have plenty to talk about. Dan Grech reports.

Berkeley protests Trader Joe's

Nov 9, 2006
The fast-growing specialty grocery store chain is learning that Berkeley, California's reputation as a hotbed of opposition is well-deserved. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Pushing for EU patent reform

Nov 9, 2006
Bill Gates is in Brussels today to lobby for changes in European patent law — namely to come up with a single system of patent protection that would cover all 25 EU nations. Stephen Beard reports.

Why can't L.A. get a team?

Nov 9, 2006
Host Mark Austin Thomas talks to business of sports expert David Carter about why pro football may never return to Los Angeles.

Post-Rumsfeld defense spending

Nov 9, 2006
Host Scott Jagow asks the Financial Times' Dimitri Sevastapulo how a Democratic Congress and a new defense secretary will affect U.S. defense spending.

Challenging K Street

Nov 9, 2006
With Democrats set to control the next Congress promising honesty and ethics, Sam Eaton looks at what's likely to happen to the K Street lobbying machine.

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC

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