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Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and other financial institutions are reportedly looking for ways around employee bonus limits with pay increases for their top executives. Janet Babin explores the argument for salary flexibility.
The Securities Investor Protection Corporation or SIPC has charged a flat $150 annual fee to protect investors. But in order to honor all Madoff claims, the firm has to up its fee quite heavily. Amanda Aronczyk reports.
Despite the city's notorious crime, some American tourists are successfully lured to Tijuana, Mexico to take advantage of a low-cost getaway. Phillip Martin reports how tourists and merchants alike are benefiting.
Fed policymakers start their latest two-day meeting today, and there's new talk the Fed will buy longer-term Treasuries, such as five-year notes. But Jill Barshay reports there's a risk the move could backfire.
Germany's economic minister met with GM officials on whether the company's European operations can expect financial help. The country is reluctant to aid for fear some cash may end up in Detroit. Christopher Werth reports.
Many Americans are already working green ideas into their lives, but those who aren't on board may be turned off by negative marketing. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports turning people on to green is easier when the positives are emphasized.
Theme park chain Six Flags has been struggling under a mountain of debt, and may have to declare bankruptcy unless its creditors agree to a restructuring plan. Caitlan Carroll reports why the chain may be well worth saving.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 17, 2009