Marketplace PM for October 26, 2006
Oct 26, 2006

Marketplace PM for October 26, 2006

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Coffee trademark dispute brewing

Oct 26, 2006
An anti-poverty group has launched a campaign to pressure Starbucks into signing a licensing deal with Ethiopia, but even some of the coffee giant's biggest critics are siding with the company. Jeff Tyler explains.

This final note . . .

Oct 26, 2006
Guess what's coming? Health care coverage for all that's what — thanks to the health insurance industry.

Working the vote

Oct 26, 2006
More and more companies are actively helping their employees register to vote — but they have more than just their civic duty in mind. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Housing market continues slide

Oct 26, 2006
New home prices fell by the greatest amount in 35 years in September. The news comes on the heels of plunging existing home prices yesterday. So what's the outlook for the economy? Depends who you ask, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Willing, not ready for flu outbreak

Oct 26, 2006
A Harvard University poll found that most Americans would stay home during a bird flu pandemic — and take a huge financial hit. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to professor Robert Blendon about the study.

What affordable housing?

Oct 26, 2006
Commentator Moira Manion says that there's one thing standing in the way of affordable housing: Developers that only want to build multi-million-dollar houses for the middle-class.

Insider help nixing insider trading charges?

Oct 26, 2006
Government investigators are looking into allegations that the SEC went too easy on a probe of politically well-connected Morgan Stanley CEO John Mack. John Dimsdale reports.

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