Marketplace PM for June 25, 2007

Episode Description 

No more limits on special-interest ads

The Supreme Court substantially relaxed a key restriction on political advertising today, eliminating all spending limits on special-interest ads that run during the last weeks of an election. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime

Iran not too worried about sanctions

Under pressure to stop enriching uranium, Iran has invited officials from the International Atomic Energy Agency for talks. As Stephen Beard reports, it may just be a move to stall for time.
Posted In: Canada

The financial gap is everyone's problem

Commentator John Authers says Wall Street is rightfully worried about the growing gap between America's rich and poor.
Posted In: Wall Street

Environmental cloud hangs over China

Though China is attractive to multinational investors on many levels, serious environmental problems loom. Kai Ryssdal talks to Elizabeth Economy, who wrote about the situation for the Harvard Business Review.
Posted In: Canada

Amaranth found room in Enron loophole

Senate investigators say the Amaranth hedge fund left consumers and the entire natural gas industry paying higher prices. And it was completely legal. Jeremy Hobson reprorts.
Posted In: Investing

Some businesses like the feel of SOX

Many companies say they are burdened by Sarbanes-Oxley, which encourages corporate transparency and better financial accounting. But some businesses have found the act to be a good fit. Curt Nickisch reports.
Posted In: Crime

Running Rite Aid

Rite Aid's Mary Sammons has faced her share of challenges since joining the company. In Part 2 of our interview, Kai Ryssdal spoke to the CEO about the early days.
Posted In: Retail

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