Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 26, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 26, 2010

Was Barclays' Lehman windfall unfair?

A U.S. court is exploring whether the British bank Barclays took advantage of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. The U.K. bank made billions when it bought the U.S. brokerage business days after the company failed. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Derivatives trading a target of overhaul

Senatator Chris Dodd has reportedly agreed to include a provision on derivatives in the financial overhaul bill, which would require banks to spin off their derivatives business. Nancy Marhsall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Bankruptcy 'not an option' to help L.A.

L.A.'s high pension costs are a big budgetary problem for the city, and bankruptcy may be on the horizon. But L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa insists that's not an option. Chris Richard explores why.
Posted In: Retirement

Climate change bill delay bad for biz

A Senate climate change bill that was supposed to be unveiled today has been indefinitely postponed, putting businesses hoping for a positive impact from the bill in limbo. Jennifer Collins reports.

NYC's green dividend saves city billions

New Yorkers have one-third the carbon footprint of the average American because most of them take the subway. That translates to a savings of $19 billion a year, most of which stays in the city. Andrea Bernstein reports.
Posted In: New York, Travel

U.S. promotes Muslim entrepreneurship

President Obama's Summit on Entrepreneurship is helping put the spotlight on U.S. economic ties with Muslim nations. As Mitchell Hartman reports, there are big opportunities for U.S. firms that work with Muslim entrepreneurs.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Internet

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