Marketplace for Monday, April 26, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, April 26, 2010

Who's rolling with the pot truck?

Two members of a medical marijuana collective were cited for selling put out of a motorhome. The couple says they'll fight the citation. The Marketplace Players know a few people who hope they win.

A Muslim-focused entrepreneur summit

President Obama is hosting an "Entrepreneurship Summit" of delegates from Muslim nations. Reporter Mitchell Hartman talks with Tess Vigeland about what ideas are forming out of the grassroots affair, and the challenges Muslim entrepreneurs face.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Bill puts CEOs on camera in political ads

Congress is introducing legislation that would require CEOs to make cameo appearances at the end of political ads they've funded. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Coldwell extends homebuying tax credit

Coldwell Banker says it will make the government's first-time homebuyer credit an option for sellers participating in its "Buyer Bonus Sales Event." Professor Leonard Zumpano talks with Tess Vigeland about whether the credit made people buy homes, and whether Coldwell's move will help.
Posted In: Housing

Publisher misses out on e-book rights

The works of late author William Styron are about to be published in digital form. But the author's long-time publisher won't collect the profits. Jeff Tyler explains.
Posted In: Internet

Is Wall Street different after Lehman?

The Dow is within striking distance of the level it last hit before Lehman Brothers collapsed. What's changed on Wall Street since then? Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Hertz deal furthers rental consolidation

Rental car company Hertz is aiming to grab a bigger share of the vacation rental market with the purchase of the Dollar-Thrifty Automotive Group. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Auto, Travel

Should current derivatives face reform?

As the search for a bipartisan agreement on overhauling the financial system continues, a divisive new issue has emerged: Should existing contracts for derivatives be subject to the new rules? John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

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Loud Pipes
The Party's Crashing Us
Of Montreal
Miniature Birds (Album)
Grand Archives
Wah Wah Man (2006 Remastered Version)
Young-Holt Unlimited

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