Marketplace PM for November 27, 2006
Nov 27, 2006

Marketplace PM for November 27, 2006

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Segments From this episode

Peace talking hold in Gaza?

Nov 27, 2006
In a major policy speech today, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said he'll offer a series of humanitarian and economic incentives to the Palestinians for a permanent ceasefire. Ben Gilbert reports.

Clean air combat

Nov 27, 2006
The European Union wants all airlines flying in and out of its airspace to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The U.S. and other countries say that's not legal. Stephen Beard reports.

Dollar's big slide

Nov 27, 2006
The dollar fell to a new low against the euro today on worries that China will sell some of its dollar holdings. Meanwhile, the yuan continues to strengthen against the greenback. Bob Moon reports.

Surfing for talent

Nov 27, 2006
Rising stars don't even have to leave home to get Hollywood's attention these days. Some agencies have talent scouts devoted to seeking them out online. Lisa Napoli reports.

Russian spy murder plot thickens

Nov 27, 2006
The death of a former Russian secret agent in London is being linked to the break-up of Yukos oil — and now President Putin has been implicated in a series of suspicious deaths. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Times of London's Tony Halpin.

Obama's burden

Nov 27, 2006
Commentator Marcellus Andrews sees Barak Obama as a new type of corporate-money-backed liberal — and fears that power and wealth might corrupt the beloved senator.

Ford buyout deadline looms

Nov 27, 2006
As 75,000 autoworkers face the midnight deadline to decide whether they'll accept buyout deals or stick it out with the company, Ford said today it needs about $18 billion to fund its restructuring. Alisa Roth reports.

Wal-Mart expansion marches on

Nov 27, 2006
Some are questioning Wal-Mart's strategy at home following news of a November sales drop. But the retail giant has found a way to break through a little red tape — and into India's fast-growing consumer market.

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