Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 11, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 11, 2011

Obama to lay out spending plan

The U.S. government was on the brink of a shutdown just last Friday. But President Obama this week will lay out his budgetary plans for the future. Ezra Klein, economic and political columnist for the Washington Post, explains.

Corporate earnings season kicks off

As corporate earnings season gets started, many economists look to see which industries are coming back and which are lagging behind. Julia Coronado, chief economist with BNP Paribas explains.
Posted In: Investing

Report urges shift in global development

A World Bank report out today recommends a shift in how developed countries give to developing countries. The report encourages countries to focus on building stable government and institutions.
Posted In: Banks

NYSE says no to NASDAQ buyout

The New York Stock Exchange has rejected a bid from the rival U.S. exchange, NASDAQ, saying it plans to merge with Deutsche Boerse.
Posted In: Wall Street

U.S. borrowing inches toward debt ceiling

Just days after a deal to cut $38 billion in federal spending averted a government shutdown, politicians gear up for the next battle:to raise or not to raise the nation's debt ceiling.

Foreign income to lift U.S. corporate profits

As earnings season begins, global operations are expected to boost bottom lines at U.S. companies. But do those profits fuel U.S. economic growth?
Posted In: Economy

Libyan war could protect bluefin tuna in Mediterranean

French fishermen have been catching bluefin tuna off the coast of Libya for years. But the fighting will keep Libyan boats in France's harbors this season.

States eye levies on services to close shortfalls

But in Georgia, lobbying leads to exemptions for most services targeted for a tax.

Proposed U.K. regs put the squeeze on banks

A report out today from the U.K. is recommending banking changes to prevent a future collapse. But not all banks are on board.

Japan: One month later

Today marks the one-month anniversary of the deadly earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan. Marketplace's Scott Tong reports from Tokyo on the country's rebuilding effort.

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They Want Real
D-Tension
The Only One
The Black Keys
Universal Mind Control (UMC) (With Intro) [Clean]
Common
Latin Simone (Que Pasa Contigo)
Gorillaz

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