May 8, 2007

Marketplace PM for May 8, 2007

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Citigroup warms to climate change

May 8, 2007
Citigroup says it will spend $50 billion over the next decade on reducing greenhouse gases. Its CEO sees it as an emerging investment opportunity. Kai Ryssdal and Sam Eaton discuss the corporation's plans.

Chevron may settle on Iraq oil deal

May 8, 2007
Chevron is reported to be ready to make a deal with U.S. prosecutors over its role in the Iraq oil-for-food scandal that lined Saddam Hussein's pockets. Janet Babin reports.

'A word from our sponsor' on demand

May 8, 2007
ABC and ESPN say they're going to offer some programs to Cox Cable for free, on-demand viewing. But viewers won't be able to skip the ads with their digital video recorders. Lisa Napoli reports.

Campaigns make bottom-line adjustments, too

May 8, 2007
Political campaigns aren't much different from Wall Street corporations. They, too, like to pad their numbers at the end of a reporting season to show strength and growth. John Dimsdale reports.

An overbearing and arrogant bully

May 8, 2007
Commentator Benjamin Barber says the wolves are after World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz because he failed to cultivate effective leadership. Instead of giving orders, he should have been listening.

Sitting on the news

May 8, 2007
Most of the us found out about Rupert Murdoch's $5 billion bid for Dow Jones on May 1. The New York Times' Andrew Ross Sorkin reported today that some at the Wall Street Journal found out a bit sooner. He…

Silencing an opposing voice

May 8, 2007
Venezuela's oldest, most-watched TV network is going to have its broadcast license pulled by the government at the end of the month. It's the price for getting on the wrong side of President Hugo Chavez. Dan Grech reports.

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