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Marketplace PM for February 20, 2007
Feb 20, 2007

Marketplace PM for February 20, 2007

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Change the lightbulb, save the planet

Feb 20, 2007
Australia plans to replace all incandescent light bulbs with compact flourescents by 2010 to cut greenhouse emissions. But Sam Eaton reports there'll still be plenty of demand for Thomas Edison's bright idea.

New rules don't cut off power trips

Feb 20, 2007
The House Ethics Committee is set to announce new rules on congressional travel. But Steve Henn reports some newly elected leaders started planning their latest trips before the ink was even dry.

Enough with the family photos!

Feb 20, 2007
In Britain, a big company just told employees they can't have knickknacks on their desks. No family snapshots or mementos. Workers grumbled, of course. But commentator Lucy Kellaway says around the office, less is more.

Supreme Court rulings are all business

Feb 20, 2007
The Supreme Court handed down rulings today in favor of corporate America — one for Weyerhaeuser, the timber company, and the other involving cigarette maker Philip Morris. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Viacom's online video outlet is Joost

Feb 20, 2007
Following its fallout with YouTube, Viacom has announced it will put its programming online through a new service called Joost. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Flying close to the margins

Feb 20, 2007
JetBlue is trying to bounce back from what its CEO David Neeleman called a mortifying series of events over the past week. The Wall Street Journal's Scott McCartney tells Kai Ryssdal that other airlines risk a similar fate.

Fear and greed could have bull on the run

Feb 20, 2007
European investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort says that, according to its Fear and Greed Index, the end is nigh for the bull market and we're in for w worldwide economic slump. Stephen Beard reports.

Private equity looks to give addicts the treatment

Feb 20, 2007
Drug and alcohol rehab centers are seeing more business lately. And not just from celebs but from everyday folks, too. Private equity groups have noticed. Monica Brady-Myerov reports.