Marketplace for Monday, March 24, 2008

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Yahoo, others do China balancing act

The Chinese government routinely blocks Internet content. Today, it's what the government doesn't censor that has human rights activists accusing American companies of complicity in human rights abuses. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Crime
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Bhutan is a long, long way from U.S.

The tiny Himalayan country of Bhutan has changed from an absolute monarchy to the world's newest democracy and reformed its economy. Do the Bhutanese know what they're in for? Marketplace's Lisa Napoli tells the story of playing host to a Bhutanese visitor to Los Angeles.
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Products follow tech-savvy women

Women outspend men by more than $14 billion on technology products, a study found. Kevin Pereira from G4's "Attack of the Show" talks with Kai Ryssdal about some of the gadgets being marketed to women and why.
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College admission is a marketing game

Commentator and high school junior Morrisa Brenner is taking tests and filling out applications to get into college. In the process, she's learned that colleges are selling themselves just as much as prospective students.
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Finding business in subprime ashes

Some former executives of the fallen mortgage lender Countrywide are starting a new company to invest in troubled mortgages. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Wall Street
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Where are the banking regulators?

As the banking crisis continues to unfold on Wall Street, a lot of fingers are pointing at Washington and asking what happened to the people who're supposed to keep an eye on the market. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street
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Why the changes to Bear Stearns deal?

If $2 a share in the JPMorgan-Bear Stearns deal engineered by the Fed wasn't enough for stockholders, will $10 a share satisfy them? And is this now officially a bailout with a capital B? Kai Ryssdal takes a look with Marketplace's Bob Moon.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

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