Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 15, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Sri Lanka removed from Lloyd's of London 'risk of war' blacklist

Lloyd's of London has removed Sri Lanka from its blacklist of countries at risk of war.

Starbucks to offer free Wi-Fi and other Web incentives

Starbucks will begin offering unlimited wireless Internet to customers next month and other Web freebies to keep people in stores.
Posted In: Internet

Regulators approve 'futures trading' for films

Federal regulators have approved a new way for investors to make money on films.
Posted In: Entertainment, Investing

Arizonan town at crossroads over immigration and tourism

Thirty miles from Mexico, Tombstone, Ariz., is at a crossroads for illegal immigration and tourism. Jeff Tyler visited the home of the OK Corral to get locals' perspective on the showdown over Arizona's tough new immigration law.
Posted In: Immigration

China invests in Greek shipping industry

Chinese officials in Athens are expected to announce the first of several investments in Greece's shipping and transportation sectors, which could be worth several billion dollars.

World Cup security guards strike in wage dispute

World Cup security guards are protesting low wages with strikes in multiple host cities.
Posted In: Sports

E3 2010: Microsoft, Sony get in on motion-control gaming

Bitmob editor and cofounder Dan "Shoe" Hsu tells us why motion-controlled video game consoles are big at E3 2010 and why 3-D games aren't there yet.

Houston sets billion-dollar plan for Astrodome

Houston officials unveiled a billion-dollar plan yesterday to repurpose the Houston Astrodome, the city's mega complex which has sat empty for years.
Posted In: Sports

Oil executives to testify on offshore drilling

Top oil executives will converge on Capitol Hill today for a hearing on offshore drilling safety.
Posted In: Oil

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