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Small business advocates say the government bailout doesn't address contracting fraud and abuse, which has diverted billions to large corporations. Ronni Radbill explores what the government is doing to curb the corruption.
A new study out today suggests that greener, more socially responsible companies tend to perform better than their peers. Sarah Gardner reports which companies were considered more successful and sustainable.
Nissan's cut of more than 8 percent of its work force is among the deepest so far in the auto industry. The automaker could lose $3 billion in the current financial year. Stephen Beard reports.
Today, Amazon.com is expected to announce a design upgrade for Kindle, its electronic book reader. But Google is set to compete -- the company recently made its e-book titles available for certain smart phones. Janet Babin reports.
The economy may be going to the dogs, but at least they don't have to smell bad. Fragrance companies offer several scents for canines, from beach aroma to the smell of the dog park. James Nestor reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, February 9, 2009