Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 18, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 18, 2010

Will Facebook profits cause it to go public?

Reuters reports Facebook is making up to $800 million in revenue. Scott Austin, editor of Dow Jones VentureWire, explains why that's a big deal.
Posted In: Internet

A visit to a Chicago job fair

Mitchell Hartman talks to senior executive assistant Marsha Gooden as she goes on a search for new employment.
Posted In: Jobs

Toyota ranks 21st in list of auto brands

In a study ranking top auto brands, U.S. companies came out ahead of Toyota for the first time in several years.
Posted In: Auto

Study: Big soda price hike means big sales drop

A new study shows a clear link between the price of soda and how much we drink. Will this help states' quest to pass a soda tax? Gregory Warner explains.
Posted In: Food, Health, Taxes

Europe will release bank stress test results

European leaders have agreed to publish the results of their bank stress tests, despite their preference to be more discreet.

Estonia, Iceland wooed by E.U. despite economic troubles

European leaders meeting in Brussels have made encouraging moves toward Estonia and Iceland, despite both countries' substantial financial problems.

Video: BP wallows in walrus woes

On this week's Marketplace Minute: BP woes and walruses, iPhone 4 preorder wars, deflation and early French retirement.

Scientists see oily silver lining in BP leak

BP has pledged a half-billion dollars towards researching the biological impacts of the Gulf oil spill, which is helping some eco-scientists continue their projects.
Posted In: Oil, Science

Reporter's Notebook: Meeting the Long-Term Unemployed

Getting back into the job market proves tough for workers in Chicago struggling against record-breaking trends in long-term unemployment.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs