Jul 3, 2007
Marketplace PM for July 3, 2007
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An upcoming World Bank report has found that pollution in China causes about 750,000 deaths a year. But don't look for that figure in the final report. The Chinese government has pressured the World Bank to leave it out. Sam…
China's ZX Auto is teaming up with an American company to assemble vehicles in Mexico and then import them here. The result: An SUV selling for $13,000. Dan Grech reports.
People involved in a hit movie can reap big bucks if they sign a profit-participation deal. But it can take years to get the money. So, a new company is offering cash upfront for rights to future earnings. Tess…
Detroit automakers have once again jacked up car-buying incentives for the summer. Meanwhile, Japanese car manufacturers are using their own version to entice consumers. Alisa Roth reports.
An alliance of software companies is offering up to a cool seven figures to whistleblowers who report their companies' use of pirated or illegally copied computer programs. Helen Palmer reports.
Congress is expected to significantly increase a fee assessed to drug companies that helps the FDA run its drug approval process. But not everyone thinks the extra money will make drugs safer. Snigdha Prakash reports.
Opera soprano Beverly Sills, died Monday at 78. In a 2002 Marketplace commentary, she argued for corporate America to invest its money -- and time -- in the arts. In remembrance, we offer it again.
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