Jun 29, 2010

Marketplace for Tuesday, June 29, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, June 29, 2010

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Are consumers really that worried?

Jun 29, 2010
How we feel has a huge influence on how he consume, but just because a consumer says they're apprehensive, doesn't mean they'll act that way. Jeff Horwich reports on the latest Consumer Confidence Index.

Google taking it easier with China

Jun 29, 2010
After months of a very publicized fight with the Chinese government, Google softened its approach to the Chinese government -- but they may still give up millions of users.

Congress needs new funding for bill

Jun 29, 2010
The financial overhaul bill almost seemed like a sure thing, until Sen. Robert Byrd died and a key Republican supporter said he won't vote for the bill, unless the way it'll be paid for changes.

States struggle to balance budgets

Jun 29, 2010
States across the nation are struggling to balance budgets while under the weight of huge deficits. Reporters in Illinois, Pennsylvania and North Carolina take a look at the challenges each state is confronted with and how they're dealing with them.

Summer Reading: Justin Fox

Jun 29, 2010
Justin Fox, the editorial director of the Harvard Business Review recommends an 800-page tome of the history of the Federal Reserve.

Is LeBron too much of a good thing?

Jun 29, 2010
Can a star NBA player's sky-high value be too much of a good thing? Kai Ryssdal talks to reporter Ira Boudway about the "LeBron Dilemma."

Can Tesla make it as an IPO?

Jun 29, 2010
Electric car company Tesla Motors made the jump today to public company, even though the economy is still shaky and the seven-year-old automaker has yet to turn a profit.