Marketplace AM for August 22, 2007
Posted In: Canada
The IOC has warned Beijing that it needs to do something about its pollution problem or risk losing some events during the 2008 Olympics. So the Chinese government forced some 1.3 million cars off the roads in a four-day experiment to clean up the air.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street
The Wall Street Journal reports this morning that online brokers TD Ameritrade and E*Trade are considering a merger. A deal would create the largest online broker, valued at about $20 billion, and it could be good for customers, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Health, Retail
Caffeinated beer may sound like a college student's dream, but some worry the drinks are being marketed to underage consumers as beverage companies grab for their share of the multi-billion dollar energy drink market. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.