Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 23, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 23, 2009

Marketplace Minute With Bill Radke 10/23

Watch Marketplace Morning Report host Bill Radke cram all the week's business news into a 60-second poem. This week: the pay czar's salary cuts, Microsoft's release of Windows 7, company earnings, and Northwest Airlines.

Noise in Microsoft's numbers

Jim Dunigan, chief investment officer at PNC Wealth Management, talks with Steve Chiotakis about Microsoft's earnings, and whether the pay czar limiting executive compensation sets a dangerous precedent.
Posted In: Wall Street

Bernanke presses Congress on reform

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke at the Boston Fed's annual conference, urging action on regulation. Reporter Jeremy Hobson talks with Steve Chiotakis about what Bernanke wants to happen.

Nokia wants a piece of Apple's pie

Andrew Ward of the Financial Times talks with Steve Chiotakis about Nokia's legal challenge against Apple, which alleges intellectual property abuse.

Advocates fight for 'underbanked'

At a conference in Washington, consumer advocates and lawmakers will turn a spotlight on the so-called "underbanked," people who don't even have a bank account. Mitchell Hartman reports.

TV show spotlights white-collar crime

Jeff Eastin, creator of the USA Network TV show "White Collar," talks with Bill Radke about why we glamorize white-collar criminals, and what he wants to show viewers.
Posted In: Entertainment

Big Apple goes green with new jobs

New York City plans to create 13,000 so-called green jobs over the next decade. Alisa Roth reports on what the Big Apple is planning to do.

Amazon profits on Kindle, online buying

Amazon's third-quarter profit is up 62 percent. Reporter Jeremy Hobson talks with Bill Radke about why the online king's earnings are so high and what's going on in its book price war with Wal-mart.
Posted In: Internet

Stimulus projects stuck on the ground

The first stimulus-funded road project started in March. While that project is almost done, many others are not. Elizabeth Threlkeld reports.
Posted In: Washington

Survey: College grads unprofessional

A new survey says prospective employers think recent college graduates are disrespectful and don't have a good work ethic. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Education, Jobs

U.K. economy shrinks unexpectedly

The latest GDP report out of Britain says the economy there shrank in the third quarter, surprising many economists. European correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Steve Chiotakis about what's behind the numbers.

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A Hard Day's Night
Failure (Radio Edit)
Kings Of Convenience
Good Man
Josh Ritter

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