Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 16, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 16, 2008

FCC head approves XM, Sirius deal

The head of the Federal Communications Commission approved a merger between XM and Sirius satellite radio, a deal which the Department of Justice approved in March. Ashley Milne-Tyte has details on what will happen now.
Posted In: Investing

Old networking meets new in India

A new start-up company is trying to make it easier for illiterate workers with no business network to find out about jobs as housekeepers, gardeners, drivers and the like. Rico Gagliano reports from Bangalore.
Posted In: Jobs

InBev puts its feelings in a letter

Anheuser-Busch has been talking to maker of Mexican beer Corona to the chagrin of InBev, who was originally planning to buy out the company. Stephen Beard reports on the letter an upset InBev sent in response.
Posted In: Investing

Helping health care go abroad

The American Medical Association is concerned over the trend of people traveling abroad for better health care. So members are voting on a set of key principles that would act as a guideline for the move. Ashley Milne-Tyte has more.
Posted In: Health, Travel

Analyzing the oil bubble

Like real estate before it, the patterns around oil prices are beginning to look like a bubble. Scott Jagow examines factors contributing to the oil bubble with Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan.

Making or breaking the AMT

The Senate may vote to fix the Alternative Minimum Tax and extend tax breaks to companies. But the House is threatening to kill it if those breaks aren't paid for with tax cuts or increases somewhere else. Steve Henn reports.

Chrysler wants to share space

To prevent closing assembly lines and shutting down pants, Chrysler wants to lease some of its space to a Canadian parts maker. Amy Scott reports more creative strategies could pop up as auto sales continue to slide.
Posted In: Auto

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