Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 22, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 22, 2009

Decoding messages on world markets

A new warning today from the World Bank says private money isn't flowing as freely into emerging economies. Jeremy Hobson reports and Steve Chiotakis talks to Sam Stovall, Chief Investment Strategist at S&P Equity Research.

Employers can still find deleted photos

Think it's weird of your employer to ask for the passwords to your social networking profiles? One employer in Bozeman, Mont. doesn't think so. Jeff Tyler reports your online life isn't so invisible to employers anyway.
Posted In: Internet, Jobs

Xstrata's merger prospects appear dim

U.K.-listed mining company Xstrata wants to win a merger with South African giant Anglo American, but the company feels it's in better financial shape than its suitor. Stephen Beard assesses the situation.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

Harlem wants residents to go shopping

Harlem residents are used to leaving the community if they want to shop, but a "shop local" campaign is trying to bring revenue to the neighborhood's stores. Kate Ellis explores why the recently-thriving Harlem is struggling now.
Posted In: Retail

Divorce can be bad for your ratings

The TLC reality show "Jon & Kate Plus 8" had 10 million viewers for its premiere, and just 3 million after the show started promoting an episode announcing a divorce. Jeremy Hobson explores why many tuned out.
Posted In: Entertainment

Why Treasury bonds are so important

The U.S. Treasury will soon be selling a weekly record $104 billion in bonds to help finance some massive spending programs. Steve Chiotakis talks to Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan about how long-term Treasury bonds affect mortgage rates.

Consumers cutting back on cutbacks

Retail analysts are seeing a slight shift in consumer confidence. Shoppers are a little more likely to spend their extra pocket money right now. The only problem is finding any extra money. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Retail

Fewer employers matching 401(k)'s

A new report from Charles Schwab says matching contributions to retirement accounts are disappearing fast. Nearly a quarter of U.S. companies have eliminated them entirely. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Retirement

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Milton Road (My Skull With Flowers mix by Kim Hiorthoy)
Mice Parade
Manhattan
Kings Of Leon
The Weight Of My Words
Kings Of Convenience
Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
Vampire Weekend
Roxxanne (Album Version (Edited)) [Clean]
The Knux