Jun 19, 2006

Marketplace PM for June 19, 2006

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Nokia, Siemens team up

Jun 19, 2006
Two of the world's biggest telecom equipment makers — Nokia of Finland and Siemens of Germany — are merging some of their networking operations. And it could mean lots of layoffs. Amy Scott reports.

Nestle balancing its diet

Jun 19, 2006
Swiss food giant Nestle today said it's going to fatten up its nutritional portfolio, paying $600 million for diet company Jenny Craig. Lisa Napoli reports.

Wetlands ruling leaves murky legal waters

Jun 19, 2006
The Supreme Court split on its first major environmental case with Chief Justice John Roberts. But the 5-4 decision on developing wetlands on private lands didn't really decide anything. Sam Eaton explains.

Putting a stop to government overspending?

Jun 19, 2006
The Senate Budget Committee tomorrow looks at an overhaul package that would force big spenders in Congress to stay below a steadily declining limit. If they don't? Mandatory across-the-board spending cuts. John Dimsdale reports.

Solar power energizing rural China

Jun 19, 2006
With 20 million people waiting to get on the electrical grid in China, officials in Beijing have launched a campaign to make sure the newest energy consumers will use renewable sources instead. Rob Schmitz reports.

Women in distress

Jun 19, 2006
Some of us may think new choices are the ultimate in consumer liberation. Humorist Sandra Tsing Loh sees only feminist chains. And she says it's time to cast them off once and for all.

Karmazin is Sirius about satellite radio; Part 2

Jun 19, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Sirius Satellite Radio CEO Mel Karmazin about the future of the broadcast media in our latest 'Conversation from the Corner Office.'