Marketplace PM for June 22, 2007
Posted In: Investing, Taxes, Wall Street
With The Blackstone Group going public today, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts may be next. But Congress is looking into how private-equity earnings are taxed. So how can anyone know what the companies will be worth? Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Entertainment
TV networks that offered to pay Paris Hilton for an exclusive post-jail interview have apparently backed away from their plans due to negative reaction. Jill Barshay reports on what the networks could reap in ad sales for the interview.
New York City is shutting down a system of temporary, alternative programs for pregnant teenagers. The city and other districts say the schools no longer serve their intended purpose. Alisa Roth reports.
Hitachi has new technology that lets you operate electronics without lifting a finger. Rico Gagliano looked into how it works, including some of its remote possibilities.