Marketplace AM for September 6, 2006
Sep 6, 2006

Marketplace AM for September 6, 2006

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Can Ford's new CEO turn the car(maker) around?

Sep 6, 2006
Bob Moon takes a look at the man now in the driver's seat at Ford — and what he'll need to do to lead the automaker back to the black.

Backdating goes to Washington

Sep 6, 2006
Today lawmakers wade into the stock options backdating scandal. The Senate has scheduled hearings in the bank and finance committees where the top question is likely to be, what happens next? Scott Tong reports.

Music for sale on MySpace

Sep 6, 2006
The social networking Web site is making waves in the music industry by allowing artists with MySpace pages to sell music on them. Janet Babin reports.

Heightened security speeds trade

Sep 6, 2006
Tighter security since 9/11 has actually led to faster, more efficient trade, says the World Bank. Many ports around the world now operate more quickly than they did five years ago. Stephen Beard reports.

Intel layoffs

Sep 6, 2006
Tech analyst Rob Enderele weighs in on Intel's announcement that it will lay off 10 percent of its workforce.

Russo keeps innovation at heart of Lucent

Sep 6, 2006
Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal talks to Lucent CEO Pat Russo about leading the company through tough times.

Ground Zero health fund

Sep 6, 2006
New York City has pledged $21 million to help those with lingering health effects from the 9/11 attacks. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Macau gets a little Sin City

Sep 6, 2006
Steve Wynn opens a new resort casino in Macau today. Will it siphon high-rolling Asian gamblers away from Las Vegas? Rachel Dornhelm takes a look.

Farmers in India struggle

Sep 6, 2006
Cities in India are booming but desperation in rural areas is growing. In the state of Maharastra, over 600 farmers have committed suicide this year so far. Miranda Kennedy reports from New Delhi.

Corporate lobbying is here to stay

Sep 6, 2006
Despite talk of reform, commentator Jeff Birnbaum argues that lobbyists will always be a key part of how Washington works.

Immigration report

Sep 6, 2006
Global immigration is at its highest rate ever and about half of those migrants are women. A new report from the UN spotlights some of the economic magnets that lure them and the tradeoffs. Scott Tong reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC