Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 13, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 13, 2010

BP clean-up fund could tap into taxes

Money that BP is paying for clean-up could tap into the amount the company was going to pay in taxes in the U.S. and U.K.
Posted In: Oil

How Steinbrenner changed the sports landscape

Yankees owner George Steinbrenner's contributions to the sports world -- financially and creatively -- were innumerable. Steve Chiotakis talks to sports business professor David Carter about Steinbrenner, who passed away this morning.
Posted In: Sports

Live Aid changed the face of fundraising

Twenty-five years ago, the Live Aid concert brought together a galaxy of pop stars and changed the business of fundraising.
Posted In: Charity, Entertainment

Portugal credit downgrade reminder of Eurozone troubles

The ratings agency Moody's downgraded the credit of Portugal today. Stephen Beard explains how this impacts the eurozone despite the country being a small economy.
Posted In: Investing

American Airlines deal would up its trans-Atlantic ante

American Airlines is awaiting word from European regulators on whether it can coordinate its trans-Atlantic flights directly with British Airways and Iberia.
Posted In: Airlines

Financial regulation would make brokers protect 'best interest'

A part of the new financial regulatory bill would change the way stock brokers and insurance agents look out for their customers.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Investigation explores whether banks misled Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

The agency that regulates Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has sent subpoenas to banks that issued mortgage-backed securities in an investigation that could end up costing the banks billions.
Posted In: Housing

Having missed the mobile boat, Microsoft name losing luster

Once technological juggernaut Microsoft could strike fear into the hearts of regulators when it announced a new venture. But being behind in the mobile industry, it's having trouble garnering the same reaction.
Posted In: Science

Yogis bent out of shape over posing patents

The art of yoga has been in practice for thousands of years. So many practitioners are surprised that some are racing to the patent office to lay claim to inventing specific poses. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
Posted In: Health