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Marketplace PM for June 18, 2007

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Supreme Court sides with banks

Supreme Court justices have ruled that Wall Street investment banks and stock brokers are immune from antitrust lawsuits that challenge the banks' and brokers' cooperation when they float IPOs. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime

House members keep funds in the family

A report out today details how scores of House of Representatives members have used campaign funds to enrich their relatives. Steve Henn has the details.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

Nations vie to be among '7 Wonders'

A worldwide competition is going on now to name a "New 7 Wonders of the World." For many countries, particularly those in Latin America, it's not just their national pride that's at stake. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Travel

Will money help Palestinians?

The United States and the European Union have decided to restore direct aid to the Palestinian Authority. We asked Middle East peace negotiator Dennis Ross whether the money will change much for the Palestinians.
Posted In: Canada

Vietnam comes courting U.S. business

Vietnam's president starts a six-day U.S. visit this week. Chris Runckel of the U.S.-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce talked with Kai Ryssdal about the issues on the agenda: trade and attracting American business.
Posted In: Canada

Studying ways to help 2-career couples

A lot of married couples find themselves having to figure out who gives up what so the other can take the job of a lifetime. Jane Lindholm reports it's a problem especially common in academia.
Posted In: Jobs

Semel's out at Yahoo

Yahoo CEO Terry Semel stepped down today and the company named co-founder Jerry Yang to take his place. We tracked down Fortune magazine's Adam Lashinsky on the roads of Silicon Valley to size things up.
Posted In: Wall Street

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