Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 12, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 12, 2010

Marketplace Minute With Bill Radke 3/12

This week: Who is Carlos Slim, the anniversary of stocks hitting rock bottom, Prius mileage, and "The Hurt Locker" wins the Oscar for Best Picture.

Money threatens WTC site development

There's still a big hole in the ground at the site of the World Trade Center in Manhattan because of a stalemate between the site's developer and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: New York

Solar may soon power Indian rickshaws

Traffic congestion clogs the streets in Delhi, which was one of the first Indian cities to fuel its rickshaws with compressed natural gas to cut down on smog. Now it plans to go a step further. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.

N.Y., London tie for best financial hub

A report compiled by a British consulting firm finds that New York has tied London as the best place for banking and finance. Europe correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Bill Radke about why London has lost its footing as top financial dog.
Posted In: New York

FDA weighs approving diabetes drug

The Food and Drug Administrating is expected to decide whether to approve a new drug for diabetes that diabetics could inject once a week. Gregory Warner reports.

Snow doesn't stop shoppers

The Commerce Department says February retail sales rose 0.3%. David Wyss, chief economist at Standard & Poor's, talks with Steve Chiotakis about how important the retail sales number is and which stores experienced big increases.
Posted In: Retail

Is water filtration awash in potential?

More than a hundred companies are set to display their water filtration systems at a trade show in Orlando. Caitlan Carroll reports on whether the industry can succeed.

Report: Lehman used fuzzy accounting

A bankruptcy examiner in the Lehman Brothers case has officially outlined the final days of that firm. Marketplace's Alisa Roth talks with Steve Chiotakis about what's in the 2,200-page report and what happens next.

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Infinity Girl
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