Marketplace morning report for Monday, April 8, 2008

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Marketplace morning report for Monday, April 8, 2008

Now, stealing your identity is cheap

Internet security company Symantec just released a report that found a person's full identity profile can be purchased in the underground economy for as little as $1. Marketplace's Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Crime

Tourists finding Namibia

Where are you planning to go on your next vacation? Orlando? Florida? How about Namibia? Gretchen Wilson reports why Namibia is becoming a great place to visit -- and not just for Brad Pitt and Anjolena Jolie.
Posted In: Travel

China wants PR help from West

The Chinese have asked major British and American public relations firms to pitch it ideas on how to spin their way out of the Tibet crisis. Bill Marcus reports from Shanghai.

Summer drivers get no break on gas

The Energy Department's summer driving forecast, released today, says demand is expected to be lower this summer than last. But gas prices are expected to average above $3.60 a gallon. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy, Travel

Will shareholder meetings get ugly?

Shareholders' gambles in the mortgage market didn't turn out so hot this year. Today, Morgan Stanley kicks off a season of shareholder meetings. Jeremy Hobson reports on what to expect.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

Britain seeing home price declines

The mortgage meltdown may finally be showing up across the pond. Home prices in Britain fell 2.5% in March. Our man in London Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: Economy

Small brokerages hit by credit crisis

We continue with our series Housing Madness, a look at the fall-out from the sub-prime meltdown. Small privately-run mortgage brokerages are disappearing fast. From WCPN in Cleveland, Mhari Saito reports.
Posted In: Economy

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