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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 9, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Roadblocks hamper business along Africa's Ivory Coast

Along the Ivory Coast, roadblocks tax business travelers trying to make their way across the continent.

Consumers more alert to Cadmium

Today's recall of McDonald's Shrek glasses coated with Cadmium paint highlights the dangers of the substance for consumers.

Cell phones will move cash through Haiti

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is putting $10 million into a program to get money moving through Haiti through networked mobile phones.

Gov't aims to cut federal spending by 5%

White House budget planners are working to trim 5 percent of federal spending by 2012. Meanwhile, Bernanke notes a lackluster recovery.

Senate could raise oil liability cap to $10 billion

The Senate Environment Committee holds a hearing today on whether to jack up liability caps for companies that cause oil spills.
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How Sen. Lincoln will affect banking reform

Arkansas Senator Blance Lincoln's Democratic primary win means a continued impact on the Senate's financial reform.

Chinese labor strike persists despite violence

A workers' strike continues today at an auto parts factory outside of Shanghai as laborer discontent becomes more visible throughout China.