Marketplace for Monday, June 16, 2008

Episode Description 

Finding value in corporate history

Companies are so focused on the present that they often forget about the past. In an effort to fix that, many companies are opening up showcases that highlight their products through history. Cash Peters takes us inside.

Time for incentives that work

Cities have tried a variety of tax breaks and incentives to lure new businesses. Commentator Paul Brophy says it's time for them to try things that will actually get results.

Mortgage crisis freezes civic projects

Large housing projects were all the rage three years ago, but the mortgage crisis has left towns across the country littered with half-built developments. Ashley Gross reports.
Posted In: Housing

NYSE eyes real-time quotes for all

Following in the footsteps of the Nasdaq, the NYSE has plans to offer everyday investors access to real-time stock quotes. Jill Barshay has more.
Posted In: Wall Street

Theaters make ends meet with ads

Most of a movie ticket's price goes to the studios, so theaters are looking for ways to generate more income from their captive audiences. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Businesses prepare for ADA upgrades

The Americans With Disabilities Act is about to get an update, promising increased access to everything from courtrooms to swimming pools. John Dimsdale looks at the cost of the upgrades.
Posted In: Health

Construction, fuel jolt energy costs

Between high fuel prices and modernization efforts, utilities are feeling the squeeze and are beginning to pass those increased costs on to consumers. Jeff Tyler has the story.
Posted In: Economy

Deflating the oil bubble

Congress is calling regulators to task for runaway oil prices. Host Kai Ryssdal talks with former commodity regulator Michael Greenberger about ways to keep tabs on speculation.
Posted In: Economy

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