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Jun 23, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 23, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 23, 2008

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Congress tries beefing up domestic oil

Jun 23, 2008
A congressional bill on the table encourages more domestic oil production and discourages speculation. But some Democrats say we should do more to explore our existing drilling leases. John Dimsdale has more.

Groups say U.S. needs faster Internet

Jun 23, 2008
Consumer groups are saying the U.S. lags behind other nations in terms of broadband service. The FCC will look into the U.S. Internet connection, but Janet Babin reports we need to redefine what exactly "broadband" is.

CEOs still making huge pay

Jun 23, 2008
Despite shareholders advocating for lower CEO pay, a study out says compensation for chief executives is up from 2006. Scott Jagow asks Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan why there isn't more pressure on executive paychecks.

Enough success to fill an arena

Jun 23, 2008
Britain's Millenium Dome had a hard time living up to high expectations, until an American company came in and reinvented the arena. Stephen Beard has more on the continued success of the 02 in London.

Federal funds to fight foreclosure

Jun 23, 2008
U.S. mayors are working to resolve the housing crisis by using federal money. Rampant foreclosures are especially hurting cities by choking off property tax revenues that fund city services. Jill Barshay reports.

Oil still rising after Saudi summit

Jun 23, 2008
Saudi Arabia vowed to produce more oil and keep prices down at the emergency summit in Jeddah. But the cost per barrel continues to rise. Stephen Beard has more on what other factors could be causing the price hike.

Warning: You are watching a lot of ads

Jun 23, 2008
The FCC is looking closer at TV advertising and will consider whether more disclosure is necessary. Steve Henn repors on how many ads U.S. TV viewers are being subjected to, and how the FCC could help get a clear message…

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC