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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, February 26, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, February 26, 2010

Where things stand with Greek bailout

Quentin Peel, The Financial Times' chief correspondent for Germany, talks with Bill Radke about why a new word has entered the Greek debt crisis debate: Nazis.

Panel revisits the financial meltdown

The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission meets again today to take another look into what led to the financial meltdown. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Gregory Warner about how the hearings are going so far.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Youth reflect on Wall Street

Congress is debating ways to regulate Wall Street. But what about self regulation? In the first of a three-part series, Youth Radio presents this audio postcard from a meeting of the NYU Stern School of Business Ethics Society.
Posted In: Wall Street

Subsidies spike Puerto Rican rum war

The rivalry between rum brands Captain Morgan and Bacardi is flaring up in Puerto Rico over tax breaks and subsidies. Christopher Werth reports.
Posted In: Food

Marketplace Minute with Bill Radke 2/26

This week: Bernanke speaks, Greeks protest, European airline workers strike, Heinz profits oozes slowly, and Hummer runs out of fuel.

Vaccines get help from tobacco plants

The global market for vaccines is expected to soon top $30 billion, but a new technology utilizing tobacco plants could change the market entirely. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Agriculture

A horse sponsorship of a different color

Several cities across the country are eliminating their mounted police units in an effort to save money. But the city of Baltimore has found a creative way to keep its steeds galloping: corporate horse sponsorship. Cathy Duchamp reports.

New Yorkers skeptical over cab-sharing

New York City begins a program today that will enable passengers to share a cab with total strangers along three specific routes. Jeremy Hobson spoke with passengers and cabbies who aren't so fond of the idea.
Posted In: Travel

Leaders mull health summit ultimatums

After an uneasy day at President Obama's health care summit with with no agreement at hand, the president and congressional leaders are considering their options. Gregory Warner reports.
Posted In: Health