Marketplace AM for June 12, 2007
Some new corporate rankings came out today. A group called Climate Counts is scoring popular companies based on their response to climate change. It's starting with fast food and the scores are low. Really low. Sarah Gardner has details.
Posted In: Wall Street
Yahoo CEO Terry Semel is probably in for a rough day. The annual shareholder meeting gets underway this morning and a lot of the people in the room are mad that his pay keeps rising even as profits and stock prices sink. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs, Washington
Congress is putting together legislation that would increase the amount of time workers have to file discrimination lawsuits against their employers. Supports say the current limits aren't reasonable.
His country is desperately cash poor, so Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is looking for investment money any which way he can. But it's going to require some crafty negotiating, Dan Grech reports.
Lots of small-business owners say they never would have succeeded if they hadn't failed first. Steve Tripoli brings us the common lessons of some failed entrepreneurs.