Marketplace PM for April 9, 2007
Share Now on:
Stories You Might Like U.K. budget watchdog meets with PM The economics of kidnapping Public transit can help with climate change — if there’s buy-in Fleece power vests are big business The costs of living in an oil-based economy Italy’s government close to collapse as PM resigns
Segments From this episode
President Bush visited Yuma, Ariz., today, calling attention to his administration's emphasis on controlling illegal immigration at the border and the workplace. Dan Grech reports.
The world's largest natural gas exporters are considering working more closely together to set prices. Vijay Vaitheeswaran, correspondent for The Economist, discusses potential impacts with Kai Ryssdal.
KKR reportedly is interested in buying Dow Chemical for $50 billion, about a month after it announced a deal for Texas utility TXU for a then-record $32 billion. Alisa Roth reports.
Churches throughout England are facing uncertain financial futures, so they've been renting out space to earn some spare change. Some ecclesiastical authorities are not pleased. Stephen Beard reports.
Changing student-loan funding from the private sector to the federal government appears to be an idea gaining momentum. Commentator Jeff Birnbaum says it's one issue that's getting bipartisan backing.