Segments From this episode
The government today will release its monthly report on factory orders for non-durable goods -- things like clothing, food and gas. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports on what the numbers are expected to show.
The Coca-Cola company announced its intention to buy Chinese juice maker Huiyuan, a purchase that would expand Coca-Cola's operations in the huge Chinese market. Host Bob Moon talks with Scott Tong in Shanghai.
Big grocery store chains, like Albertsons, had been stocking up for weeks to prepare for the return of evacuees from hurricane Gustav. Mitchell Hartman has the story.
The economy is taking a bite out of school lunches. School districts are getting fewer tax dollars and want lunch programs to support themselves. Steve Henn reports on the choices they face.
California's anti-sprawl bill encourages development near businesses and workplaces to cut down on driving and reduce emissions. Rachel Dornhelm explains how the policy will work.
August layoffs were down 14 percent from July, but it's not all good news on the job loss front. This was the worst summer of layoffs since 2002. Steve Henn learns that an even grimmer picture could be yet to come.
The European economy continues to slump. One U.K. minister said it's the worst it's been in 60 years. The bad news overseas, however, helped boost the dollar against the euro. Brett Neely reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Sept. 3, 2008