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Marketplace AM for June 30, 2006
Jun 30, 2006

Marketplace AM for June 30, 2006

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Big pharma's unorthodox strategy

Jun 30, 2006
As more pharmaceutical companies lose patents on blockbuster drugs, they're undercutting the price of their own products to stay competitive. Amy Scott explains.

Latest in the fight against arson

Jun 30, 2006
Jen Banbury tours an insurance company fire lab where arson investigators play with fire to stay one step ahead of arsonists.

Container security worth the cost?

Jun 30, 2006
Efforts by GE, Siemens and other companies to devise safety procedures for cargo containers could be an example of the private sector looking to get ahead of possible government regulation. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

India's digital divide, part 2

Jun 30, 2006
India's growing call center industry offers help with computers and Internet use, but relatively few Indians have access to that technology themselves. But as Miranda Kennedy reports, that's starting to change.

Tax holiday — for them not us

Jun 30, 2006
Severe flooding in Washington DC has forced the closure of IRS headquarters from a month. But Hillary Wicai says tax cheats shouldn't get cocky.

New train to Tibet

Jun 30, 2006
China launches the world's highest altitude train tomorrow. The government says the train bound for Tibet will help the local economy by bringing in lots of tourists. But Jocelyn Ford tells us many Tibetans worry they won't benefit financially.

ASDA sidesteps strike

Jun 30, 2006
A British supermarket owned by Wal-Mart has avoided a strike planned to coincide with England playing in the World Cup tomorrow. Analysts say it's the kind of deal Wal-Mart would never do in the US. Stephen Beard reports.

More Microsoft delays

Jun 30, 2006
On the heels of the delayed launched of its new operating software, Microsoft announced yet another delay for its Office 2007 software package. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Le Tour sans Lance

Jun 30, 2006
The Tour de France begins Saturday without marquee cyclist Lance Armstrong. Alex Cohen looks at whether his absence with hurt the event's draw in the US and its TV ad revenue.

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC