Marketplace PM for February 12, 2007
Feb 12, 2007

Marketplace PM for February 12, 2007

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Reversing a trend

Feb 12, 2007
After a string of big deals, the past weekend proved rough for mergers and acquisitions. London Stock Exchange shareholders nixed Nasdaq's bid, and Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis halted talks. Amy Scott reports.

Pumping a message to fuel sales

Feb 12, 2007
In Omaha, Neb., a gas-station chain is hoping to convince Americans to stop buying crude from the Middle East. It could be coming to a city near you. Avishay Artsy reports.

Will the 21st century be American?

Feb 12, 2007
Americans expect researchers in this country to consistently lead the world in innovation. But commentator Lawrence Summers says the United States has some work to do if it wants to stay on the leading edge.

Going after terrorists where they spend

Feb 12, 2007
Former Treasury Undersecretary John Taylor tells Kai Ryssdal about his experiences in searching out and destroying terrorist financing after 9/11, and trying to get the Iraqi economy going again.

An investment with a clear connection

Feb 12, 2007
The British cell-phone giant Vodafone has bought control of India's 4th-largest mobile-phone operation. India's phone market is the world's fastest growing. Stephen Beard reports.

Is responsibility in a Google search?

Feb 12, 2007
Mainline media companies are objecting to ties Google has with some less-than-reputable downloading websites. Matthew Karnitschnig had the story in today's Wall Street Journal. He talks with Kai Ryssdal.

Trying to not spend it like Beckham

Feb 12, 2007
The L.A. Galaxy soccer team is looking for a few good men to play (cheap) alongside newly-signed British star David Beckham. Tryouts were held this past weekend. Jane Lindholm hit the field with the hopefuls.