Apr 2, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 2, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 2, 2008

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New tobacco oversight weighed

Apr 2, 2008
A House committee looks at giving the FDA more power over the tobacco industry today, and some tobacco companies are OK with the idea. John Dimsdale reports.

Paulson talks trade in China

Apr 2, 2008
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson was in China today talking with his Chinese counterpart about trade, energy and the environment. Lisa Chow reports from Beijing.

Ultimately, we pay for the bailout

Apr 2, 2008
Using our tax dollars to bail out the Wall Street debacle just isn't fair, says commentator Robert Reich. Wall Street reaps the rewards and we pay the price.

More tweaks for online gambling bill

Apr 2, 2008
Although the law banning banks from processing payments to gambling Web sites is more than a year old, it still isn't in effect. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on why Congress is still working out the details.

Argentine farmers protest tax hike

Apr 2, 2008
Argentine farmers have blockaded roads for three weeks to protest a tax hike on soybean and sunflower seed exports, two of the country's top exports. The government won't relent. Dan Grech explains why.

What now for Harry Potter publisher?

Apr 2, 2008
The publisher of the Harry Potter books had a fantastic profit report for last year. But Bloomsbury doesn't have any more Potter books. What now? Stephen Beard reports from London.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC