Marketplace PM for May 15, 2006

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Bush stumbling over border?

The president's speech on immigration tonight may pacify some conservatives worried about border control, but it may not be as well-received among other, more business-minded conservatives. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Supreme Court sides with big business

The US Supreme Court decided today that taxpayers cannot sue their local governments over tax giveaways to corporations. Scott Tong looks at what that means for you.
Posted In: Washington

Boeing buys probation

Boeing agreed to pay more than $600 million to settle a whole slew of criminal charges related to its contracting process. But the company has avoided further penalties. Tess Vigeland reports.

Blair changes his tune . . . too late?

British Prime Minister Tony Blair is in trouble. His approval ratings have plummeted for a lot of reasons, including one that first got him elected nine years ago. Stephen Beard reports from London.
Posted In: Canada

Sumner Redstone: Staying on top

In our continuing series of interviews with corporate leaders, "Conversations From the Corner Office," Kai Ryssdal discusses strategy, and fish tanks, with the chairman of Viacom and CBS.

House party's over

Commentator and economist Michael Hudson says he's spotted real estate's canary in the coal mine. Speculators are getting out.

Mobile mania

Are mobile phones the dot-coms of the new century? Lisa Napoli takes a look at the push to put everything from a Paris Hilton game to the nutritional content of your food on your mobile phone.
Posted In: Science

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