Marketplace PM for August 18, 2006
Aug 18, 2006

Marketplace PM for August 18, 2006

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At Ford, cutting production is Job 1

Aug 18, 2006
Ford announced today it'll cut back on the number of cars it makes in the US and Canada. Assembly plants will be partially shut down, and more layoffs could be coming. Lisa Napoli reports.

Plot thickens in Plavix patent battle

Aug 18, 2006
Drug maker Bristol Myers Squibb is in court trying to stop a Canadian company from selling a generic version of its blockbuster blood-thinning drug. Helen Palmer reports.

Air taxis have their meters running

Aug 18, 2006
As airlines and passengers were drowning in headaches last week after the terror threats in London, one segment of the air travel industry is seeing nothing but blue skies. Jason Paur reports.

Hezbollah moves in to rebuild

Aug 18, 2006
Now that its cease-fire with Israel appears to be holding, Hezbollah is switching from firing rockets to aiding rebuilding efforts. And many Lebanese welcome its help. Ben Gilbert reports.

Now playing: New books!

Aug 18, 2006
Film trailers form the backbone of the movie marketing machine. And some book publishers are starting to test the idea out on their upcoming titles. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Bush goes to camp for economic advice

Aug 18, 2006
President Bush met with his economic team this morning at Camp David. And, based on his remarks, all of his indicators are up.

What would US get for aid to Lebanon?

Aug 18, 2006
International aid is starting to flow into Lebanon. But money may not buy hearts and minds. Kai Ryssdal talks to Jon Alterman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies about the situation.

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