Marketplace PM for March 27, 2007
Mar 27, 2007

Marketplace PM for March 27, 2007

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Being Mickey Mouse's boss

Mar 27, 2007
Walt Disney Company President and CEO Bob Iger talks about what he's doing with the keys to the Magic Kingdom. The latest in our Conversations From the Corner Office series.

Euros on the barrel head

Mar 27, 2007
Iran's asking customers to pay for its oil in Euros. Some have already started. Marketplace's Jeff Tyler discusses what it might mean if traders start pulling out the Euros to pay for crude.

Clearing the air on smog levels

Mar 27, 2007
Many scientists are urging the White House to toughen U.S. smog standards. Sarah Gardner reports on growing concerns over our dirty skies and how ethanol's become part of the search for a solution.

Bigger hit expected from housing market woes

Mar 27, 2007
Some analysts are now saying publicly what others have been thinking: There's got to be a wider economic impact before the housing slump is over. Amy Scott reports.

How much do you tip the driver?

Mar 27, 2007
An upstart service in New York that shuttles travelers between Manhattan and JFK Airport is thriving, even though it charges the highest per-mile rate in the city. Jason Paur checked it out.

Are you on the no-buy list?

Mar 27, 2007
A report says a government document meant to keep terrorists from buying stuff in the U.S. is being used by businesses to deny services to innocent people. Janet Babin reports.

A new deal for free trade

Mar 27, 2007
Democrats unveiled an initiative that would force the U.S. to include worker protections in trade deals — a move that could sink some White House free trade aspirations in Latin America. Dan Grech reports.

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