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China is indicating it will loosen its strict policy on the yuan and allow the currency to rise against the U.S. dollar. Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman explains how this could affect U.S. and European countries.
New FDA rules say cigarette makers can no longer market products as light, mild, or low. But tobacco companies will still be using color association.
The U.S. has long complained that China's currency has been unfairly low. But China's decision to let the yuan rise indicates crisis mode is over, according to some economists.
Mexican nationals have long traveled to Arizona cities like Tucson on bi-annual shopping expeditions. But these days, Arizona's new immigration law is dissuading them from visiting the state malls.
Caracas, Venezuela touts brown outs, water shortages and one of the highest crime rates in Latin America. But tourism is on the rise, thanks to leftists conferences and other events promoted by the Venezuelan government.
A worker on the oil rig that blew up in the Gulf of Mexico says he reported a leak in the safety equipment weeks before the explosion.
A small town in Nebraska holding a special election on a law designed to make life harder for undocumented workers. Opponents of the law say it's a fear-based initiative.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 21, 2010