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Marketplace AM for June 4, 2007
Jun 4, 2007

Marketplace AM for June 4, 2007

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Whole Foods supersizes in London

Jun 4, 2007
Organic grocery chain Whole Foods is making a grand entrance into the U.K. market: It's opening a three-story all-natural supermarket in a space formerly occupied by a department store. Stephen Beard has details.

Poverty finds a voice on campaign trail

Jun 4, 2007
Lobbyists are working to make poverty a higher priority, and the '08 election is providing a springboard for discussion. Candidates from both parties are expected make poverty a stop on the road to the White House. Jeff Tyler reports.

One wild ride in Shanghai

Jun 4, 2007
China's stock market plunged again today. A massive selloff drove prices down more than 8 percent — the worst fall since February — only this time, global markets are shrugging it off. Scott Tong tells us what's behind the indifference.

Cashing in on global warming?

Jun 4, 2007
Here's something for the G8 to chew on this week: As world leaders struggle to agree on a compromise for tackling climate change, the business world is starting to see the problem as a trillion-dollar opportunity. Ethan Lindsey reports.
NOAA's Carbon Tracker

Dems spend less to raise more

Jun 4, 2007
Leading Democratic presidential candidates are spending far less to raise campaign cash than their Republican counterparts, thanks in no small part to their affinity for the online business model. John Dimsdale reports.

Student loan consolidation window is closing

Jun 4, 2007
Still paying back your student loans? Rates for federally-backed college loans are set to increase on July 1. There's still time to consolidate if you move quickly, but that's not necessarily the right move for everyone, reports Steve Tripoli.

S&P then and now

Jun 4, 2007
After seven long years, the S&P 500 has climbed back into record-setting territory. And it's looking better than ever. Allan Sloan explains why today's S&P is leaner, meaner and less risky.

Insurance premiums on fire

Jun 4, 2007
Homeowners in high-risk wildfire areas in the West are facing sharply higher insurance premiums — and threats of policy cancellations. The industry says it's just being realistic. Watchdog groups say insurers are padding profits. Bob Moon reports.

Virgin to offer business-only service

Jun 4, 2007
Imagine: overseas flights where 48 passengers can spread out in a plane designed to carry 220, kicking back in near-flat beds. Will Virgin Atlantic squash the small startup airlines that have been offering such service? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC