Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, May 30, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, May 30, 2011

Samsung asks court for early look at Apple iPad, iPhone

The electronics maker claims it must see Apple's next-generation devices to defend itself against future infringement claims

Will Greece get more bailout money?

After rough start, some question whether Greek policy makers can do what it takes to cut spending and pull the country out of financial straits.

Subway adds avocado to sandwich menu

The national fast-food chain freshens up its foot-longs with avocado spread in a move to raise prices and "fresh" profile.
Posted In: Food

Senate mulls bill to thwart Internet movie piracy

The proposed bill would let U.S. courts force U.S. Internet companies to shut off access to foreign websites that allow the downloading of pirated movies
Posted In: Entertainment

Candidate for IMF top job begins 'charm offensive'

The French Finance Minister, Christine Lagarde, is in Brazil today in an effort to win support for her bid to head up the International Monetary Fund
Posted In: Banks

European leaders meet on next steps for Greece bailout

The EU and the IMF are investigating whether or not Greece is meeting conditions necessary to receive bailout funds

PepsiCo aims to chip away at sodium content with Crystal Salt

The company that makes Lay's Potato Chips says it has developed a low-sodium chip that doesn't taste any less salty.
Posted In: Food

Financial woes don't stop annual Cheese Rolling festival

In Gloucestershire, England, renegade cheese rollers hold an unofficial version of the age-old race that involves hurling yourself down a 600-foot hill after a block of cheese

Virginia offers tax break for hurricane preparedness

Virginia says consumers can save up to $2.5 million in taxes buying generators, duct tape and other emergency gear. Critics say residents would've bought these supplies anyway.
Posted In: Taxes

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Golden Brown
The Stranglers
God Put a Smile on Your Face
Mark Ronson feat. The Daptone Horns
Porno For Pyros
Roots Princess Dub
Linval Thompson
Gotta Be Something

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