Marketplace Morning Report for September 12, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for September 12, 2008

Lehman shares down on sale talk

Word today that U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson opposes using any federal money to resolve the crisis at Lehman Brothers, was followed with word that the bank itself is for sale. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

FDA: Beware of Chinese baby formula

The death of one baby in China and hospitalization of dozens of others has been linked to tainted baby formula. The formula isn't approved for sale here, but the FDA warns of illegal imports. Scott Tong has more.

Leaving a message gets creative

Ever wanted to go straight to voicemail when you called someone, without their phone ringing at all? Clever entrepreneurs are making that and other services available. Rebecca Sheir dials in.
Posted In: Science

Americans help Brits beg for bucks

Fundraising or even asking for money at all is just not something the Brits are comfortable with. From London, Christopher Werth reports that many organizations hire Americans to do the dirty work.
Posted In: Charity, Taxes

Is it worth going after natural gas?

The Department of Energy today weighs the pros and cons of extracting natural gas from shale and coal seams. Oil companies say they can make it work financially, but what about the environment? Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Oil

Ergonomics rules worry businesses

Most large businesses set ergonomics standards for themselves, but small and large businesses worry about the cost if federal standards are adopted. Rachel Dornhelm reports on a forum being held today.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs

Runways profit from weak dollar

New York's Fashion Week was bigger than ever. American designers are doing well in general because overseas customers are taking advantage of exchange rates and shopping here. Sally Herships reports.
Posted In: Retail

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