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A grand jury in Houston unseals an indictment today for Texas billionaire Allen Stanford, who surrendered to the FBI yesterday. The SEC accused Stanford of running an $8 billion Ponzi scheme through his bank in Antigua. Steve Henn reports.
The new iPhone 3G S has implemented a few changes that Apple is hoping will help the smartphone compete with the Blackberry in the business world -- especially as consumers are cutting back. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Attendance is up at museums nationwide, thanks to cheap-to-free admission when budgets are ever tightening. Curt Nickisch visits museums in Boston to find out what they're doing to get people walking through the door.
Hopes were high for this summer's box office season, but ticket sales are down so far compared to last year. But some say to wait until the season ends to get the big picture. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
E.U. leaders are backing a draft for a new regulatory system which includes a systemic risk board to spot credit problems. The draft also includes an upbeat note on financial recovery. Stephen Beard reports.
To celebrate the first official weekend of summer, why not visit your closest national park? Admission to U.S. national parks will be free this weekend and two more weekends this summer. Caitlan Carroll reports.
In a recession this deep, how much should we be worrying about the budget deficit right now? Commentators Will Wilkinson and Matt Yglesias have different takes on the issue.
A center point in the debate for the "cash for clunkers" program has been the $1 billion price tag. Beyond the hotly-contested cost, the bill wouldn't just give cash to anyone with a junker. Steve Henn reports.
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court said a worker has to prove that age was the key factor in an age discrimination case. Bill Radke talks to Paul Secunda, a law professor at Marquette University, about what this means for older workers.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 19, 2009