Marketplace PM for June 12, 2007

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Lots of liquidity . . . and, oh yes, that 'carry trade'

Uncertain investors are making some unusual moves these days as they look for places to put their money. Our senior business correspondent Bob Moon explains what's going on in the markets.
Posted In: Canada, Economy, Investing, Wall Street
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Investors' move to bonds made easier

New rules requiring bond prices to be made readily available is making it somewhat easier to invest in them. And brokerages are adapting, lowering fees to attract buyers. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street
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Scottie Pippen and Paul Allen are farmers?

An online report out today tracks billions of dollars in farm subsidies for the past three years. And you might be surprised who got government checks. Steve Henn has the story.
Posted In: Washington
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Social networking grows en Español

More social networking sites are being targeted at the Latino and Spanish-speaking markets. And that means competition for English-language sites chasing limited advertising dollars. Ambar Espinoza reports.
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Ford dropping luxury lines

Ford announced today it's hired bankers to help figure out how to sell off its Land Rover and Jaguar lines. Kai Ryssdal talks with The New York Times' Micheline Maynard about the changes.
Posted In: Auto, Jobs
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Ban the beautiful people's yachts and jets

The Senate is working on an energy plan that would set new fuel economy standards for automobiles. Commentator Ben Stein says he's all for sound energy policy, but lawmakers are going about it all wrong.
Posted In: Auto, Washington
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Ohio's adult businesses are seeing red

Owners of Ohio's strip clubs and adult video stores say their businesses are being threatened by some tough, new state laws. They may end up taking their fight straight to voters. Bill Cohen reports.
Posted In: Crime, Entertainment, Taxes

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