Marketplace PM for September 12, 2006
Sep 12, 2006

Marketplace PM for September 12, 2006

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Segments From this episode

HP's boardroom changing shape

Sep 12, 2006
Hewlett-Packard director George Keyworth resigned. Chairwoman Patricia Dunn will step down in January but stays on the board. CEO Mark Hurd takes her place. What does it all mean for HP? Amy Scott reports.

CEO headache for drugmaker

Sep 12, 2006
Bristol-Myers Squibb CEO Peter Dolan stepped down today effective immediately. The maker of Excedrin and Plavix was feeling some pressure from the Justice Department, Bob Moon reports.

Living longer with cancer carries a price

Sep 12, 2006
Cancer patients are living longer in part due to new targeted therapy drugs — but those treatments don't come cheap. Helen Palmer reports.

Mobile content is king

Sep 12, 2006
The cell phone industry is hosting one of the splashiest conferences in Los Angeles this week, and the thing on everyone's mind? Making cash with content. Lisa Napoli reports.

Art, politics and vandalism for sale

Sep 12, 2006
Friday in Los Angeles there's an art event billed as a "vandalized warehouse spectacular." We can't tell you where 'cause that's a secret, but it's business as usual for self-proclaimed art terrorist Banksy. Rico Gagliano has the story.

Critics organize to reform corporate reporting

Sep 12, 2006
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act has been accused by critics of hurting the competitiveness of U.S. markets. And they've formed a coalition for change. Host Kai Ryssdal talks with law professor Jim Cox about the reform efforts.

Amtrak's new conductor in place

Sep 12, 2006
New Amtrak CEO Alexander Kummant moves into his office today. Host Kai Ryssdal asks "End of the Line" author Joseph Vranich, given the history of the company, why would anyone want the job?