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Marketplace PM for March 8, 2007
Mar 8, 2007

Marketplace PM for March 8, 2007

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Wikipedia for search? You can look it up

Mar 8, 2007
Wikipedia, the online group-edited encyclopedia, is getting into the search-engine buisness. Its search will use the same collective process, but for profit. Pat Loeb reports.

Environmental group enlists green advice

Mar 8, 2007
The Environmental Defense Fund has hired an investment bank to advise it on the terms of the $42 billion buyout of Texas energy giant TXU that it engineered. Sam Eaton reports.

Bush's Brazil agenda

Mar 8, 2007
As part of President Bush's stop in Brazil, he's touring a biofuel plant and meeting with President Lula da Silva. Riordan Roett, a Latin American policy expert, talks with Kai Ryssdal about the visit.

A sour sugar lobby

Mar 8, 2007
American sugar producers aren't too sweet on this year's farm bill, which contains proposed subsidies being pushed by the candy industry. Stuart Cohen reports.

Democrats move to Plan B on Iraq

Mar 8, 2007
Congressional Democrats have moved to a new plan in their attempt to stop the war in Iraq: A series of deadlines that'll be attached to the president's emergency budget request. Hillary Wicai reports.

Is the Louvre selling out?

Mar 8, 2007
France's Louvre museum has licensed out its name and some of its contents to the United Arab Emirates. Many French museum curators and art historians are calling the deal a sellout. John Laurenson reports.

Market's turn is good for housing

Mar 8, 2007
On Wall Street, today was a day to celebrate the bounce. It's been a rough week or so in stocks, but as Ashley Milne-Tyte reports, at least one part of the economy's come out ahead.

The China fantasy

Mar 8, 2007
Everybody wants to do business in China, the world's biggest market. Americans included. Commentator James Mann suggests we're not thinking about it the right way.