Marketplace AM for May 14, 2007
May 14, 2007

Marketplace AM for May 14, 2007

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Big business invades your mailbox

May 14, 2007
Today's 2-cent bump in stamp prices will soon be followed by another postal rule change that gives big magazine publishers big discounts. The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel warns that could stamp out important voices from small publications like hers.

Immigration reform stuck at the border

May 14, 2007
Lawmakers are scrambling to come up with a compromise on immigration reform before '08 politicking makes that impossible, but the two sides can't agree on which workers to let into the country. Steve Henn reports.

Happy wiretapping, officers

May 14, 2007
It should be easier for law enforcement to snoop on your online activity today. It's the deadline for cable, broadband and Internet phone companies to have built backdoor access into their networks for the Feds. Janet Babin explains.

Cities try to curb climate change

May 14, 2007
Mayors from around the world are meeting in the Big Apple today for the Large Cities Climate Summit. The goal is to figure out how to reduce their carbon footprints, but it's no walk in Central Park, Sarah Gardner reports.

Paulson's new game plan

May 14, 2007
The U.S. just isn't attracting foreign investment the way it used to, so Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson wants to see some changes in our playbook. And if he can push his agenda through, American companies may enjoy the new rules as well, Jill Barshay reports.

Chrysler sold!

May 14, 2007
Daimler is handing over the Chrysler keys. Private equity firm Cerberus will buy an 80.1% stake in the struggling automaker for $7.4 billion. The deal was applauded by European shareholders, but not everyone's convinced it'll pay off, Stephen Beard reports.

Sloan Sessions: Rate cut? Nah. . .

May 14, 2007
Whispers of a possible interest rate cut swirling around last week's Fed meeting left a lot of folks on Wall Street with fingers crossed, but Newsweek's Allan Sloan thinks rates are already much lower than they should be.

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