Jun 28, 2010

Marketplace for Monday, June 28, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, June 28, 2010

Segments From this episode

Court says oversight board stays

Jun 28, 2010
The Supreme Court issued a decision today on Free Fund Enterprise v. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, which upheld the constitutionality of the PCAOB, but adds greater oversight to the board as well. Brett Neely reports.

White House wants more bandwidth

Jun 28, 2010
The White House announced a plan today to free up to 500 megahertz of spectrum over the next 10 years to accommodate the increasing demand for wireless technology.

Major players studying financial reform bill

Jun 28, 2010
Congress's financial regulation bill will be up for vote soon, bankers, lawyers, consultants and regulators are reading the 4,000-page bill to see how it could affect them.

FDA wants to limit antibiotics in meat

Jun 28, 2010
The Food and Drug Administration released draft regulations intended to limit antibiotic use in meat-producing animals to prevent outbreaks of drug-resistant viruses.

A Toronto G-20 summit review

Jun 28, 2010
Tess Vigeland reviews the Toronto G-20 summit, which wrapped up yesterday, with Marketplace's London bureau chief Stephen Beard, particularly if the summit helped bridge disagreements between Europe and the U.S.

Afghani officials smuggling U.S. money?

Jun 28, 2010
According to the Wall Street Journal, billions of dollars -- allegedly tax payers' money -- are being air lifted out of Afghanistan, in the latest of a string of corruption reports from the country. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Lessons of oil spills past not learned

Jun 28, 2010
The Santa Barbara oil spill of 1969 was nowhere as vast the current BP oil spill in the Gulf, but it did stir up environmentalists, the federal government and the oil industry to make things safer -- unfortunately, not all of that attitude made it through the years.

Music from the episode

Heroes and Villains Brian Wilson
Oh No Andrew Bird