Marketplace PM for July 6, 2006
A recent survey of entrepreneurs revealed that most earned money as kids, many via a paper route. The classic paperboy has gone the way of Mayberry. So is America losing an entrepreneurial breeding ground? Curt Nickisch looks below the fold.
Today, the Florida Supreme Court rejected a $145 billion award against tobacco companies. That decision could free them to do some corporate deal-making that wouldn't have been possible before. Helen Palmer reports.
Tomorrow GM's board meets to discuss a possible alliance with Nissan and Renault. GM CEO Rick Wagoner is reportedly opposed, but he's taking it seriously. That's more than you can say for some analysts. Amy Scott explains.
Thousands of cash transfers are being delayed or blocked by companies such as Western Union and MoneyGram — so that Muslim-sounding names can be checked for possible terror links on a government watch list. Bob Moon reports.