Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 29, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 29, 2010

Is the GDP growth sustainable?

FTN Financial's Chris Low talks with Steve Chiotakis about how the GDP number exceeded expectations and why investors are so skittish right now.
Posted In: Economy

Green investors await better U.S. policy

The U.S. is expected to make a voluntary pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions in time to meet a United Nations deadline, but investors may want more. Sarah Gardner reports.

Obama's plan to help small biz hiring

President Obama hopes to create some jobs with an idea he's pitching today to a gathering of Congressional Republicans. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Why Soros is against big regulation

Investor and philanthropist George Soros talks with Bill Radke about what the mood is in Davos and why he's concerned about regulation.

Gateses pledge $10B for vaccine effort

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda say their foundation will spend $10 billion researching and delivering new vaccines for the third world. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Health

Marketplace Minute With Bill Radke 01/29

Watch Marketplace Morning Report host Bill Radke cram all the week's business news into a 60-second poem. This week: Toyota's problems, issues with Apple's iPad name, Obama's call for a spending freeze, Davos bankers, and GDP.

NBA's Marbury hawks his shoe in China

NBA star Stephon Marbury is taking the court for his new team -- in China. What gives? Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Sports

Fewer comedians at corporate gigs

Everybody needs a good laugh. But in the corporate world, there is reluctance to hire comedians. Why? Cash Peters reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Health supporters form new alliances

With health care reform stuck in neutral on Capitol Hill, supporters of an overhaul are trying to develop a new battle plan. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health

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