Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 16, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Europe slowly making workers retire later

France wants to push the retirement age up from 60 to 62. Europeans retire before 60 in several countries, but many want to change that.
Posted In: Retirement

Wal-Mart will offer bank accounts through debit card company

Wal-Mart has purchased a minor stake in a debit card company with a plan to offer savings accounts to its core customers.
Posted In: Retirement

U.S. tries tech as Syrian diplomatic tool

Top U.S. diplomats and high-tech executives are visiting Syria this week in an effort to use technology as a diplomatic tool.

BP still working out kinks in claims process

Workers and Gulf residents affected by the BP oil spill continue to have questions and concerns about the claims process.
Posted In: Oil

G20 security tries Torontonian patience

Security operations at the G20 site in Toronto have begun to test the patience of residents and small businesses. Sean Cole reports.
Posted In: Canada

Senators push to extend first-time homebuyer tax break

Harry Reid and other Senate Democrats are pushing for an extension on a tax break being offered to first-time homebuyers.
Posted In: Housing