Marketplace PM for May 31, 2007
May 31, 2007

Marketplace PM for May 31, 2007

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Wal-Mart could use some cheering up

May 31, 2007
Wal-Mart's annual shareholder meetings have often had a pep rally feel. But with a flat stock price, sluggish sales and PR problems, the company may need some cheerleading at this year's meeting on Friday. Amy Scott reports.

Bush warms to talk of climate change

May 31, 2007
President Bush today proposed new talks on cutting greenhouse gases. His last-minute change of heart — just before the G-8 summit — prompted a few cheers, some boos, but mostly surprise. Sarah Gardner reports.

Applying his power to climate-change policy

May 31, 2007
James Rogers of Duke Energy has been vocal about the power industry's need to be at the table when Congress writes the rules on carbon emissions. In this Conversations From the Corner Office, he tells why he favors a cap-and-trade system.

Nike says corporate responsibility's a good fit

May 31, 2007
Nike today released its latest report on combating abuses in its global supply chain. The company says it views corporate responsibility as an integral part of its long-term strategy. Jeff Tyler reports.

The 40-year-old roommate

May 31, 2007
Commentator and New York City renter Doug Cordell is here to tell you that the falling housing market has its wider impacts. Like, having to share a place with a guy singing arias in an open bathrobe.

Wachovia adds A.G. Edwards to its portfolio

May 31, 2007
Wachovia, the nation's fourth largest bank, will be buying A.G. Edwards to become one of the biggest retail brokerages, too. Alisa Roth reports.

Families worry that border will become a divide

May 31, 2007
The immigration bill in Congress would give millions of illegal immigrants a path to lawful status but would leave their families behind. And, Joy Diaz reports, that worries a group of wives in southern Mexico.

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