Marketplace for Thursday, April 10, 2008
Canada is enforcing a never-before-used law to block an American company from buying a Canadian firm that has developed advanced satellite technology. Jeremy Hobson reports the $1.3 billion offer couldn't overcome Ottawa's worries about national security.
Posted In: Economy
The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the Group of 7 countries meet this week. The topic at hand is one we're all far too familar with -- the U.S. credit crunch. Marketplace's Stephen Beard in London talks with Kai Ryssdal about the world view.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street
Much of America's trade gap with China has been tied to the yuan holding at 8 to the dollar. The U.S. has pushed China to lower that imbalance and today the yuan fell below 7 to the dollar for the first time. But Alisa Roth reports it's a case of being careful what you ask for.
Not so eager to make a deal with Microsoft, Yahoo has been talking with Google, NewsCorp and AOL about various partnerships. Lisa Napoli reports that there's a big reason for all this back and forth.