Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 27, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 27, 2010
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Handheld game makes measuring blood sugar fun

It can be tough to remind a young diabetic to check their blood sugar 12 times a day, so drug maker Bayer has developed a new game to make the measurement less of a drag.
Posted In: Health
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U.S. wind power slumps on low demand

Groundbreaking is scheduled this morning on Terra-Gen Power's Mojave desert wind farm, one of the largest in the world. But demand for wind power nationally is down.
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Slow Indian court system serves delayed justice

India's court system is backlogged with a deluge of cases. But a new record-keeping database may provide some hope for speeding up the country's justice system.
Posted In: Crime
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Why China's government can write off $200B in bad loans

Chinese banks have made loans totaling more than a trillion dollars to local governments throughout that country. But a central government audit shows 20 percent of that money may never be paid back.
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BP's 2Q profit absorbed in $32B oil spill cost

BP earned $5 billion in the second quarter, a higher figure over this time last year. The company will now rope the profits into the overall loss.
Posted In: Oil
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Critics target loopholes in financial reform

Regulators are meeting at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to discuss major loopholes banks have found in the new financial reform.
Posted In: Banks, Wall Street
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SEC offers lucrative bounties to whistle-blowers

Part of the new financial reform law offers big rewards to whistle-blowers who report wrongdoing to the SEC.
Posted In: Banks

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