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Many people want to make the switch to solar in their homes, but think it's too difficult or expensive. One San Francisco company is trying to demystify the process one community at a time. Lisa Desai reports.
Carmakers Ford, Tesla and Nissan will be the first automakers to receive up to $25 billion to update their infrastructure so they can produce more fuel-efficient cars. The loan would help speed up production. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Microsoft is giving away new computer security software that attempts to fix glitches in Windows. The real challenge for the software maker will be improving its image on security issues. Bob Moon reports.
The U.S. appears to have caved on the case against UBS, but a new tax-evasion treaty signed by the U.S. and Switzerland won't make life any easier for Americans looking to cut tax corners. Stephen Beard reports.
Vice President Biden is meeting with officials in Toledo today to discuss what might be the next great manufacturing boom. Ohio has lost 280,000 manufacturing jobs in the past decade. Karen Kasler reports.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez plans to invalidate some pharmaceutical patents, allowing local producers to create cheaper generic AIDS and cancer drugs. This could lead to future drug shortages. Dan Grech reports why.
The Federal Reserve are talking monetary policy today and tomorrow. But what will really come of it, and how will that affect inflation fears? Steve Chiotakis talks to Juli Niemann if Smith, Moore and Company in St. Louis.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 23, 2009