Marketplace AM for February 26, 2007

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We have Sloan's permission to be upbeat

Even though the Dow Industrials last week had its worst week since August, Wall Street did set a significant record. Newsweek's Allan Sloan explains to Scott Jagow why things are actually looking up.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Satellite radio: Monopoly or competitor?

XM and Sirius, the country's only satellite radio networks, will make their case before Congress this week for why the FCC's antitrust rules don't apply to their proposed merger. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

A grave marketing error

British candy and soft-drink maker Cadbury Schweppes' has apologized for a Dr. Pepper promotional campaign in which treasure-hunt prizes were buried in a historic Boston cemetery. Stephen Beard reports, with Scott Jagow.

All the glamour you can rent

Did Helen Mirren's handbag catch your fancy? Some of the styles seen on the red carpet on Sunday will be headed to a store near you. Not to buy, but to rent. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Retail

Pfizer's U.K. deals runs into opposition

Drug wholesalers in Britain are threatening legal action to block a plan by Pfizer to supply medicines for the U.K. market through a single company. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Health

India has its own 'Big Three'

Nissan, Renault and Mahindra & Mahindra have announced a joint project to build a new factory and get into the race in India's booming auto industry. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Auto

A stamp that would last 'forever'

U.S. postal regulators will likely recommend another increase in the price of stamps today, to 42 cents.They might also recommend a new kind of stamp that would really stick. Pat Loeb reports.
Posted In: Washington

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