Marketplace for Tuesday, June 29, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, June 29, 2010
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Can Tesla make it as an IPO?

Electric car company Tesla Motors made the jump today to public company, even though the economy is still shaky and the seven-year-old automaker has yet to turn a profit.
Posted In: Auto, Wall Street
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Is LeBron too much of a good thing?

Can a star NBA player's sky-high value be too much of a good thing? Kai Ryssdal talks to reporter Ira Boudway about the "LeBron Dilemma."
Posted In: Sports
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Summer Reading: Justin Fox

Justin Fox, the editorial director of the Harvard Business Review recommends an 800-page tome of the history of the Federal Reserve.
3

States struggle to balance budgets

States across the nation are struggling to balance budgets while under the weight of huge deficits. Reporters in Illinois, Pennsylvania and North Carolina take a look at the challenges each state is confronted with and how they're dealing with them.
3

Congress needs new funding for bill

The financial overhaul bill almost seemed like a sure thing, until Sen. Robert Byrd died and a key Republican supporter said he won't vote for the bill, unless the way it'll be paid for changes.
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Google taking it easier with China

After months of a very publicized fight with the Chinese government, Google softened its approach to the Chinese government -- but they may still give up millions of users.
Posted In: Internet
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Are consumers really that worried?

How we feel has a huge influence on how he consume, but just because a consumer says they're apprehensive, doesn't mean they'll act that way. Jeff Horwich reports on the latest Consumer Confidence Index.
Posted In: Retail

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