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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Louis Vuitton in Google court battle

A top court in Europe ruled in favor of Google in a trademark battle the search engine is having with designer Louis Vuitton. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about the power of AdWords.
Posted In: Internet

How freelancers afford to stay healthy

One of the big issues entrepreneurs struggle with is finding affordable health care while not attached to a big company. Mitchell Hartman explores one way these and other freelance types are getting ahead.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Health

Financial overhaul critics find loopholes

An overhaul of federal banking rules is one step closer to passing. But critics say the bill, which gives the government new powers against too-big-to-fail companies, is full of loopholes. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Pay czar going after more companies

Pay czar Kenneth Feinberg is sending letters to more than 400 firms that got government rescues, widening the field of companies under his scrutiny. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Brett Neely about what the pay czar can do.
Posted In: Wall Street

Google, China continue to duke it out

A decision by Google to redirect users in China to the company's Hong Kong site has infuriated Chinese officials. Steve Chiotakis talks to China tech consultant Kaiser Kuo about possible repercussions for the search engine.
Posted In: Internet

Should gov't push owning a home?

Government officials still see housing recovery in a precarious position. With that, the House Financial Services Committee will be looking into whether the government should be promoting home ownership. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Housing

Illinois deals with deep pension debt

Critics of Illinois's budget are calling for reform to the state's pension assessment. The retirement system is nearly $80 billion in debt, the largest unfunded pension liability in the nation. Jay Field reports.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement