Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 10, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Higher oil doesn't mean demand is up

Oil is the big thing that's pushing the markets this morning. Steve Chiotakis gets a deeper reading from Juli Niemann of investment firm Smith, Moore & Co. in St. Louis.
Posted In: Wall Street

Venture capital's not doing so well

A new survey of 700 venture capitalist leaders found that more than half of them will invest in fewer start-ups this year. Janet Babin reports how more open trade and immigration policies could help the industry.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Investing

Report: Conflicts of interest at Pentagon

Pentagon employees have gotten millions in free travel and lodging from groups with interest in shaping military policy, a study by the Center for Public Integrity has found. Bill Radke talks with the watchdog group's Bill Buzenberg.
Posted In: Travel

Funds would brighten solar industry

Exhibitors at a solar panel trade show in Philadelphia are hoping to get a share of the millions in federal incentives for solar energy. But until then, the industry is seeing a bit of a slowdown. Joel Rose reports.

Speculation suddenly drives oil higher

Sales statistics in China and other factors are contributing to a rise in oil prices. Some analysts say that speculative momentum could drive the price of oil to $80 a barrel within a week. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Oil

Jobless Indian youth stir up extremism

Many of the youth in Indian tech hub Bangalore are resorting to violent, extremist measures to sway the population. Experts say much of their reasoning comes not from religious views, but economic hardship. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
Posted In: Crime

GOP to push for domestic oil drilling

House Republicans plan to unveil a new energy plan they're calling the "all of the above" solution for energy independence. The proposal calls for domestic energy production, aka "Drill, baby, drill." Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Oil

'Pay czar' would revamp compensation

The Obama administration is focusing on executive compensation again this week, and it could appoint a "pay czar" to oversee top pay at bailout-supported firms. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Jobs

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