Marketplace PM for February 5, 2007
Feb 5, 2007

Marketplace PM for February 5, 2007

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Dems gear up to contest Bush's budget

Feb 5, 2007
In his 2008 budget, President Bush bases his proposals on steady economic growth and low inflation. But those assumptions are seen as questionable down at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue. John Dimsdale reports.

Let's be franc

Feb 5, 2007
A poll says much of France's population thinks abandoning the franc for the euro was a mistake. In one small town, the franc is still legal tender. John Laurenson reports.

Chrysler may join GM, Ford in making cuts

Feb 5, 2007
Daimler-Chrysler's putting together a major restructuring plan, according to The Detroit News. Alisa Roth explains that we'll know a whole lot more next week.

Neat and tidy nicotine

Feb 5, 2007
There's a new nicotine gel that's supposed to cure a smoker's cravings for hours. Marketplace's Sean Cole is a smoker, so we sent him to check it out. He was rubbing his hands over the assignment.

NBC looks to new generation with Zucker

Feb 5, 2007
NBC Universal is expected to name Jeff Zucker as its new CEO. He's been running NBC's television group. Daily Variety's Joe Adalian talks with Kai Ryssdal about what the change means for the media conglomerate.

Could friendly skies become a tollway?

Feb 5, 2007
CE0s who fly around in company jets might have to start paying special fees to use the FAA's air-traffic-control system. Commercial airlines say it's about time. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Tomorrow's perfect employee

Feb 5, 2007
After reading "The Time Machine" by H.G. Wells, commentator Moira Manion has some thoughts about what we might expect for the workers of the future.

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