Marketplace AM for October 30, 2007
Small publications are hurting from an increase in postal rates last July, and Congress is holding a hearing on how much they should pay for mailing. But Jeremy Hobson reports a lowered postal rate is unlikely.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office wants to change the rules to streamline the processing of new applications. But a lawsuit is threatening to prevent those changes from happening. Jeremy Hobson has more.
A new survey of females in finance finds it's difficult for women to advance working in hedge funds or private equity. Jill Barshay looks into why these fields get a bad rap.
The "Do Not Call" list that prevents telemarketers from dialing you will expire next year. But Congress might pass a bill that would make registration permanent. Alisa Roth has more.