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Marketplace for Thursday, June 26, 2008

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Sellers won't budge in down market

by Ashley Milne-Tyte Jun 26, 2008
Home sellers who managed to avoid foreclosure are now posting some pretty steep asking prices, which could draw out the housing crisis even longer. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

California unveils climate reforms

by Sam Eaton Jun 26, 2008
California has released its plans to achieve the goals of landmark global warming legislation it passed in 2006. The state wants to reduce greenhouse emissions and ramp up renewable energy production by 2020. Sam Eaton reports.

U.S. lifts sanctions on North Korea

by Bob Moon Jun 26, 2008
After North Korea released details on its nuclear program, President Bush lifted some sanctions against the communist nation. Host Bob Moon talks with professor David Kang about the impact of the new developments.

Bill Gates' management style lives on

by Stacey Vanek Smith Jun 26, 2008
As the co-founder of Microsoft leaves to focus on his charitable work, the business world pauses to look back on the legacy of one of the most successful businessmen in history. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Mexican cartels look north for arms

by Bob Moon Jun 26, 2008
Violence across Mexico has intensified as the government has fought against the country's powerful drug cartels, often well-armed from the U.S. Host Bob Moon asks journalist James Verini what can be done to stem the cross-border arms trade.

British firms fund Mugabe regime

by Stephen Beard Jun 26, 2008
Although Britain has sanctions against Zimbabwe's government, some British-owned businesses are still pumping money into the African nation. Stephen Beard reports.

Villagers accuse China of land grab

by Marketplace Staff Jun 26, 2008
Chinese officials are condemning houses damaged by the recent earthquake as part of the clean-up effort, but some residents fear officials are just paving the way for new development. Lisa Chow reports.

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