Marketplace PM for June 11, 2007

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A big day for business at the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court released four, unanimous business-related opinions today. There was some bad news for Big Tobacco. And, as Steve Henn reports, it wasn't such a good day for unions either.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

Google called worst at protecting privacy

The activist group Privacy International issued a report about Internet companies it says are the worst about protecting consumer privacy. It ranked Google as the worst. Lisa Napoli reports.

Brokerages seen as possible takeover targets

Some independent brokerage houses are seeing their business shrinking, which has some analysts predicting that they might be ripe for a takeover. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Got money?

Economists are guessing milk prices will be up 80% this summer. Jill Barshay reports on why the dairy product is suddenly getting so expensive.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

Missouri project will slow business traffic

The Show Me state is spending half a billion dollars to rebuild a 10-mile stretch of I-64 in the heart of St. Louis. The project's so big it's causing some businesses to take their own detours. Tom Weber reports.
Posted In: Travel

A home with no footprint

British architects and builders have unveiled the nation's first carbon-neutral home. It's designed to emit no greenhouse gases and save a small fortune in energy bills. Stephen Beard reports.

This will be the summer of Bunco!

Commentator Sandra Tsing Loh shares her latest obsession with a game that's gaining widespread popularity. It takes luck and absolutely no skill.
Posted In: Entertainment

Guardian service helps those without support

A New York nonprofit group is serving as a guardian for persons who for reasons of age, illness or disability can't care for themselves. It's good for the people — and the state, too. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Health, Housing, Investing, New York

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