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The House of Representatives has passed a bill banning companies responsible for the deaths of over 10 workers over the last seven years from obtaining an offshore drilling license.
President Obama wants negotiations on Russia's admission to the World Trade Organization finished soon, and some U.S. manufacturers worry Russia will be given an easy ride on counterfeiting.
Starting in October, the United Arab Emirates will stop people from sending e-mails, texting or going online on their Blackberries due to security concerns. The move has prompted Saudi Arabia to take similar measures.
In one of his first public appearances since reform passed, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will be touting the good the administration says the new financial reforms can do.
Visa and MasterCard are in talks with the nation's two largest mobile phone companies, AT&T and Verizon, to get rid of plastic cards and make charging completely electronic.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 2, 2010