Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 6, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 6, 2010

BP cleanup falls significantly short of what was promised regulators

Before the catastrophic Gulf of Mexico oil spill, BP assured federal regulators it could clean up nearly half a million gallons of oil a day. So far, it's succeeding in meeting little more than half that amount.
Posted In: Oil

Globalist Quiz: Major budget adjustment

Stephen Richter of TheGlobalist.com asks which of these economies will have to adjust its budget the most to get back to a sustainable debt level: Italy, Spain, the U.K. or the U.S.?

Sumo won't be broadcast amidst gambling scandal

Japanese broadcasters are refusing to air the big sumo Nagoya tournament because the sport has been corrupted by illegal gambling.
Posted In: Sports

Get your degree in gelato-making

Gelato University in Bologna, Italy attracts hundreds of international students every year that come to study how to produce and prepare gelato.
Posted In: Education, Food

U.K. draws up contingency plans for BP collapse

The British government has been preparing for a worst-case scenario over increasing concern that oil giant BP could collapse.
Posted In: Oil

Israel's troubles don't seem to hurt economy

In a country where political and emotional tensions run high, the economy seems to be doing just fine.

Postal Service moves forward on rate hikes, eliminating Saturday service

The U.S. Postal Service meets today to discuss going forward with a rate increase and the elimination of Saturday deliveries.
Posted In: Internet

Regulators want airlines to cut back on bumped passengers

The Department of Transportation wants to crack down on the practice of bumping passengers to later flights by bumping up the airlines' fee.
Posted In: Travel
 

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