Marketplace for Tuesday, September 18, 2007
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Posted In: Taxes
London has more foreign billionaires than anyplace else in the world. Why? Because they pay less in taxes than they would in other large, developed countries. But that tax break is fostering resentment among less-affluent Brits. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Jobs
Not too long ago, there was talk about the "China Price" -- multinational firms shifting production to countries with lax laws and few regulations, where costs were lower. Commentator and economist Arthur Kroeber says now there should be a real price to pay.
MySpace.com owner News Corp says it will unveil technology this week that allows it to mine all the information its members reveal about themselves and target ads to their interests. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington
Michael Mukasey, the president's nominee for attorney general, has been in a private law practice the last year where he helped pick up new clients needing white-collar criminal defense -- such as subprime lenders who might have run afoul of the law. Steve Henn reports.