Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 10, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 10, 2011

The economics of nuclear waste disposal

Critics say a new report proves that politics trumped economics in the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's decision over the dumping site at Yucca Mountain.
Posted In: Environment

Bean sprouts take the blame for E. coli scare

German health authorities have confirmed that sprouts from an organic farm in Germany are the source of the E. coli outbreak that has killed 31 people.
Posted In: Health

U.S. import prices rise 0.2%

Import prices rose for an eighth straight month in May despite a drop in fuel costs. Chris Low, chief economist with FTN Financial, explains how that will impact our wallets.

Markets shaping up for 6th straight losing week

Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large with CBS/MoneyWatch, takes a look at recent stock market activity, and how the latest setbacks might impact savings plans.
Posted In: Wall Street

Bahrain cancels Formula 1 race

Organizers of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix say that the race -- originally set to open the Formula 1 season in March -- will not go on later this year.
Posted In: Sports

Richard Dreyfuss reads Apple iTunes user agreements

Academy Award winning actor Richard Dreyfuss has done a "dramatic reading" of Apple's user license agreements -- that 40-page document you must adhere to when you buy iTunes products.

White House penalizes big banks over mortgage mod program

JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo must make 'substancial improvements' if they want access to President Obama's Home Affordable Modification Program.
Posted In: Banks

Payment by phone is the standard in East Africa

Telecommunication companies across the globe are preparing to role out plans to allow payments by mobile phones. But the technology already insists in Uganda -- where limited access to traditional banking has paved the way for mobile monetary transactions.

Japan struggles with clean-up

Three months after the big earthquake and tsunami, one of the big problems the country faces is what to do with all the debris. In the quake-stricken zone, there is 100 years worth of garbage to clean up.

The economy is crucial in Turkey's elections

Turkey holds national elections Sunday and the ruling party, the AKP, is hoping its handling of the economy will win it another term.

Brands cater to gay community

Corporations have long sponsored floats in the parades and other things that kept the sponsorship within the gay community. Now though, it's expanding to general merchandising.
Posted In: Retail

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Barbarism Begins At Home
Janice Whaley
Eveline
Nickel Creek
Happy Up Here
Röyksopp
Knights Of Cydonia
Muse
Class System featuring Pharrell Williams & Julee Cruise
Handsome Boy Modeling School