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Marketplace PM for July 14, 2006
Jul 14, 2006

Marketplace PM for July 14, 2006

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Russians are happy G8 hosts

Jul 14, 2006
President Bush and other world leaders are in St. Petersburg, Russia, for the G8 Summit this weekend. It's the first time the conference has been held in the former Soviet country. And Russians are really looking forward to it. Stephen Beard reports.

Oil money fuels combatants

Jul 14, 2006
The battle between Israel and Hezbollah is pushing the price of oil even higher. That's more disposable income for Middle East oil sellers. Scott Tong looks into whether some of that money is paying for the violence in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip.

The Dead Zone: Problem grows from farmers' fields

Jul 14, 2006
Fertilizer runoff from the fields of Corn Belt farmers is one of the root causes behind declining fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico. What can be done? Sam Eaton reports. <em>Second of two parts.</em>

Retail sales are driven by love, not real estate

Jul 14, 2006
There's been speculation that the cooling of the housing market could result in lower retail sales. Commentator and retail consultant Michael Silverstein isn't buying it.

No joke . . . Trial lawyers consider name change

Jul 14, 2006
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America is considering changing its name to the American Association for Justice. Hillary Wicai looks at why some argue it's a good idea.