Apr 27, 2007

Marketplace PM for April 27, 2007

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Week on Wall Street

Apr 27, 2007
Marketplace's resident stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson talks with Kai Ryssdal about this week's strong earnings reports and stock market rises.

China opens to melamine inspection

Apr 27, 2007
Seeking to improve its image in food processing, China promised to cooperate with the FDA's look into signs of melamine contamination. Scott Tong reports.

Undisclosed senator blocks disclosure

Apr 27, 2007
An unnamed senator is holding up a bill that would put Senate campaign finance reports on the Internet. Who's standing in the way? Jeremy Hobson reports.

'Wal-Mart effect' hits flat-screen TVs

Apr 27, 2007
Business Week's Pallavi Gogoi talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the retail giant has altered another market — this time for one of the hottest items in consumer electronics.

Economy's limping along

Apr 27, 2007
The U.S. economy grew just 1.3 percent from January through March. It took a big hit from the slumping housing market. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Another try at giving from rich to poor

Apr 27, 2007
Bolivian President Evo Morales wants to give an area the size of Nebraska to his country's indigenous people. Bolivia has tried land reform before. This time it may happen. Mary Stucky reports.

Stress relief at work

Apr 27, 2007
Some of us pay for special pampering on our days off — maybe a massage or some other treat. But there are companies trying to de-stress workers right at their desks. Cash Peters reports.