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A gaping loophole in British airport security has come to light: Criminal records checks are not being done for foreign employees. Marketplace's Stephen Beard in London explains the situation to host Scott Jagow.
Toyota reported a 28% drop in quarterly profit today. The Japanese car maker has steered clear of the auto industry's troubles so far. Now, Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, Toyota will hike the prices on some popular models.
Best Buy has purchased a $2 billion stake in British retailer Carphone Warehouse. The two companies plan to open electronic superstores across Europe. This will be a first. From London, Stephen Beard has more.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is stepping up its scrutiny of investment banks. After the Federal Reserve engineered the rescue of Bear Stearns, regulators want a little something in return. Amy Scott reports.
The house put on hold a $195 billion bill to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan after some lawmakers questioned the way the money would be spent. Steve Henn reports on reactions to the move.
Marketplace Morning Report for May 8, 2008