Marketplace AM for October 18, 2006
Oct 18, 2006

Marketplace AM for October 18, 2006

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Segments From this episode

Inflation watch, day two

Oct 18, 2006
Investors are holding their collective breath to see whether consumer price figures released today add to or ease inflation fears stirred by yesterday's wholesale numbers. John Dimsdale reports.

EU cutting its electric bill

Oct 18, 2006
The EU is set to put stringent new energy efficiency targets in place for consumer products — and the new rules could have major repercussions for businesses worldwide. Kyle James reports.

Radical change on Afghanistan's airwaves

Oct 18, 2006
There's been a cultural revolution in Afghanistan's radio and TV programming since the fall of the Taliban five years ago — and advertisers there are loving it. Miranda Kennedy reports.

No kidding: Jobs attract immigrants

Oct 18, 2006
A new study out today finds that the U.S. appetite for low-wage workers is a powerful magnet attracting immigrants. So just how much more are they making here? Dan Grech has details.

Stuyvesant Towners movin' out?

Oct 18, 2006
A big developer purchased Stuyvesant Town yesterday for a whopping $5.4 billion. Alex Goldmark looks at what's next for Manhattan's last bastion of middle class housing.

Global warming? No. Carbon tax? Yes.

Oct 18, 2006
Commentator David Frum argues you don't have to believe in human-induced global warming to support a tax on carbon dioxide.

Goodbye insulin shots

Oct 18, 2006
Merck has received FDA approval to market a new diabetes drug that could relegate insulin injections to the history books. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Hawaii protects its image

Oct 18, 2006
Tourism officials in Hawaii are kicking off a new campaign to promote the islands. They're hoping to counter the images of destruction from this past weekend's 6.2 earthquake. Dan Grech reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC