Morning Brief 07.13.07

Yesterday saw the stock market reach new heights. What will today's trading bring?

* Marriott International reprorted an 11 percent increase in first-quarter profit, but its shares fell by 3 percent as the Bethesda hotel operator reduced its forecast for a key measure of revenue. See story

* Federal prosecutors pursuing a criminal case against W.R. Grace over asbestos contamination in a Montana mining town won a procedural victory yesterday that permits the use of several previously barred witnesses and studies. See story

* The National Labor Relations Board has filed a complaint against The Washington Post claiming the newspaper has not negotiated fairly with employees over compensation for appearances on Washington Post Radio and for selling advertising in the satirical newspaper, The Onion. See story.

* Members of a family that owns several popular chicken restaurants in the Washington region have been accused in a criminal complaint of knowingly hiring illegal immigrants. See story.

By Mike Shepard  |  July 13, 2007; 10:10 AM ET  | Category:  Morning Brief
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