Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 05, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 05, 2008

Supreme Court is ready for business

The Supreme Court hears its first cases of the term today, it's taking on a more business-friendly agenda. Steve Henn reports why the Court is more willing to take on business cases as part of its docket.
Posted In: Crime

Why Wells Fargo is a better idea

Wells Fargo's Wachovia bid may have blown Citibank out of the water, but a binding agreement may result in a compromise. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks to economist Chris Low about why a Wells Fargo takeover would be more favorable.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

Wachovia deal may reach compromise

There are reports that both Citigroup and Wells Fargo may be able to reach a compromise on the takeover of Wachovia, splitting the branches between the two banks. Jeremy Hobson reports why the Fed is pushing for the deal.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

Pittsburgh struggles, but also thrives

Marketplace's New York Bureau Chief Amy Scott road trip lead her to Pittsburgh, where some think the financial crisis hit awhile ago. But she also discovered some businesses are still doing well despite hard times.

E.U. does what other countries do

The E.U. is responding to the financial crisis by going the route of guaranteeing bank accounts -- soon after criticizing other countries for the same move. Renita Jablonski mulls over the move with Stephen Beard

Times are tough, but festivals live on

In her latest stop in our Road to Ruin series, Marketplace Money Host Tess Vigeland finds herself in Denver, where the Pumpkin Harvest Festival is still going despite possible budget cuts and donation drops.

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Atom Dream
William Orbit
What Have You Done For Me Lately
Janet Jackson
Tell Me
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Talking in Your Sleep
The Romantics

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