Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 29, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 29, 2009

Ruling has big impact for employers

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a group of white firefighters who say they were unfairly denied promotions because of race. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Crime

Will economic pressure push Honduras?

Professor Terry McCoy at the University of Florida's Center for Latin American Studies talks with Bob Moon about the military coup in Honduras and whether the Central American country can cope with economic pressure for countries like the U.S.

Battle just beginning for Madoff victims

Reporter Sam Eaton talks with Steve Chiotakis about what to expect during the sentencing for disgraced investor Bernard Madoff, and what lies ahead for many of his victims.
Posted In: Crime

Is there momentum for 3rd quarter?

S&P Equity Research investment strategist Sam Stovall talks with Steve Chiotakis about how the market did during the second quarter, and whether there is any momentum left as we head into what's traditionally the weakest quarter of the year.

Oil attack puts Nigeria in sticky place

Oil prices were dropping until a major militant group in Nigeria said it attacked a Royal Dutch Shell oil platform. Gretchen Wilson reports there are questions about whether Nigeria's government can quell the violence.
Posted In: Oil

Caution for U.K.'s financial center

U.K. business group CBI says confidence is returning to London's financial center, but analysts are cautious about talk of recovery. Stephen Beard reports.

Film tax cuts get re-take in some states

Many states use tax cuts to lure film and TV productions. But with state budgets suffering, some are questioning that strategy. Joel Rose reports on a tax incentive in Pennsylvania that is facing some scrutiny.
Posted In: Entertainment

How the market's doing mid-way point

Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan talks with Steve Chiotakis about how the market is doing at the half-way point of the year.
Posted In: Economy

Madoff victims lose out on money

Disgraced investment manager Bernard Madoff will be sentenced in U.S. District Court. Many of his victims still want their money back. But Ashley Milne-Tyte reports they shouldn't count on getting much back.
Posted In: Crime

A tax hike to pay for health care plan?

One of the main questions about the Obama administration's health care overhaul is how to pay for it. Over the weekend one of President Obama's top advisers gave a hint. Sam Eaton reports it may involve a tax hike.
Posted In: Health, Taxes

Auto struggles drive parts makers down

Chrysler is reopening several U.S. assembly plants, but it may be too late for some parts suppliers. Tamara Keith reports on the shakeout among auto parts makers.
Posted In: Auto

Trade-oriented schools gain popularity

Enrollment is up 20 percent this year at the University of Phoenix. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports on why the university and other trade-oriented programs are what people want right now.
Posted In: Education

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