Marketplace PM for February 16, 2007
Feb 16, 2007

Marketplace PM for February 16, 2007

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Living in unsettled territory

Feb 16, 2007
With Palestinian President Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Olmert meeting on Monday, Jewish settlers in the Palestinian territories are looking for signs of what might happen to their lives and homes. Orly Halpern reports.

This subway station brought to you by . . .

Feb 16, 2007
To help pay the costs of New York City's transit system, MTA officials are taking a cue from professional sports. Alisa Roth reports on their new approach.

Would a GM-Chrysler deal make sense?

Feb 16, 2007
Published reports say General Motors is considering buying the Chrysler Group. Amy Scott looked into why one troubled automaker might want to buy another.

No good signs for housing market

Feb 16, 2007
New-home construction plunged 14% last month. Residential building is at a 10-year low. And January housing starts are down 38% over last year. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on the housing market's search for the bottom.

Still not resolved: Iraq war funding

Feb 16, 2007
The House has voted in opposition to President Bush's Iraq war plans, ending three days of speeches. Left unsaid, but not forgotten, was how to pay for the extra troops the president wants to deploy. Eric Niiler reports.

FCC's looking to get tough on violence

Feb 16, 2007
Current TV regulations put strong restrictions on sex, but not violence. That could change under some new rules the Federal Communications Commission is considering. Pat Loeb reports.

Week on Wall Street

Feb 16, 2007
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson discusses with host Kai Ryssdal what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.

With economic fairness for all

Feb 16, 2007
Congressman Barney Frank, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee talks with Kai Ryssdal about the committee's hearing on how to balance economic growth with social fairness.