Marketplace PM for April 13, 2007
Apr 13, 2007

Marketplace PM for April 13, 2007

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'India Calling'

Apr 13, 2007
Operators in India's call centers are becoming a hot topic in India. They've even become fodder for popular entertainment among the country's fast-growing middle class. Miranda Kennedy reports.

Week on Wall Street

Apr 13, 2007
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson discusses with host Kai Ryssdal what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.

High Court to hear home health workers' plight

Apr 13, 2007
Despite long hours and low wages, about 1.2 million people are home health workers. And their numbers are rising. Issues over how they're paid will be argued before the Supreme Court on Monday. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Sallie Mae draws private-equity interest

Apr 13, 2007
Private equity firms reportedly are interested in buying up the biggest student loan company in the country, Sallie Mae, despite its recent troubles. Alisa Roth looks at what the appeal might be.

There's green in going green

Apr 13, 2007
New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman thinks environmentalism needs a makeover — and it can be good for American business. He talks with Kai Ryssdal.

Inflation appears to be no big deal

Apr 13, 2007
Wall Street let loose a sigh of relief today as the government reported core wholesale prices held steady last month. So, inflation might not be a concern — unless you really like your veggies. Steve Henn reports.

N. Korea nuke deal locked by frozen funds

Apr 13, 2007
Saturday is the deadline for North Korea to shut down its nuclear reactor if it wants to get foreign oil. But there may be a hitch, tied to $25 million frozen in a Macau bank account. Ramy Inocencio reports.