Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 20, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 20, 2011

SCOTUS throws out gender-bias suit against Walmart

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a class-action effort against Wal-Mart Stores could not go forward.
Posted In: Law

What economic factor is keeping the U.S. from better growth?

Julia Coronado, chief economist at the investment bank BNP Paribas, explains which of the world's leading economic stories is weighing most heavily on the U.S.'s fiscal growth.
Posted In: Economy

Ford plans to invest $1 billion to revamp Lincoln

Ford Motor Co. is developing seven all-new or significantly upgraded vehicles for its struggling Lincoln brand. But will dealers stick around long enough to see them?
Posted In: Auto

United Airlines tech glitch is bad -- but company's response is worse

Thousands of passengers were inconvenienced by a United Airlines computer glitch this weekend -- but analysts say the real issue for the airline is how it responded to customer complaints.
Posted In: Airlines

ICANN asks the proverbial question: What's in a name?

The International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has ended the .com era and has welcomed the .anything age. Tech Report host John Moe explains.
Posted In: Internet

Get ready for a whole bunch of new Internet names

The International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has voted to allow domain names far afield from the typical .com or .org. Peter Dengate Thrush, chairman of ICANN, explains the new Internet landscape.
Posted In: Internet

Europe tells Greece to hurry up and wait

Prime Minister George Papandreou is appealing for support ahead of tomorrow's vote to keep the government in power, and this week's visit from international finance inspectors.

Big companies no longer limited to .com

Internet minders voted today to allow an onslaught of new domain names on themes as varied as company brands, entertainment and political causes.
Posted In: Internet

Fairness for historically black colleges

Maryland and its historically black colleges will try to negotiate a settlement to protect their established academic programs.
Posted In: Education

Getting unions to work in Egypt

In Egypt, unions played a key role in driving out the old guard. But the labor movement going forward is having trouble flexing its muscle.

Feeling neutral about New York City

Avery Monsen, co-author of the new book <em>I Feel Relatively Neutral About New York</em>, explains his thoughts about the Big Apple.
Posted In: Books

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Cannibal Courtship
Dengue Fever
Ring Finger
Musicawi Silt
Alberto Balsam
Aphex Twin
Homecoming ((Explicit)) [feat. Chris Martin] [Explicit]
Kanye West

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