Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 19, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 19, 2009

Congress mulls hedge-fund registration

Congress is considering new rules that would require hedge funds to register with the Securities and Exchange Commission. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

N. Ireland gets boost with NYSE center

The New York Stock Exchange will open up a service center in Northern Ireland. Michael Smyth, head of economics at Ulster University, talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about what kind of jobs the move will create.
Posted In: Wall Street

Will Kindle take off overseas?

Amazon is launching the international version of its Kindle e-reader. But it faces growing competition. Stephen Beard reports.

Things look good for Apple

James McQuivey, analyst at Forrester Research, talks with Bill Radke about whether Google's Android poses a threat to Apple's iPhone, and if carrier competition might make the iPhone cheaper.
Posted In: Science

'Less bad' is good, and getting better

Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at S&P Equity Research, talks with Bill Radke about the latest earnings, and other good news out there.
Posted In: Wall Street

Rules may toughen for NYC cab drivers

Cab drivers in New York City aren't allowed to use a cell phone while driving, but the Taxi and Limousine Commission says that ban isn't working. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports the agency is seeking to crack down on offenders.
Posted In: New York

Wall Street makes big money off savers

Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan talks with Bill Radke about why the outrage over bonuses is a side show, and how there's been an enormous transfer of wealth from America's savers to spenders.
Posted In: Wall Street

SEC taps in on suspicious trading

The manager of New York-based hedge fund Galleon is talking to his employees, three days after he was arrested on charges of insider trading. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Crime, Wall Street

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Rumpus Reprise
Karen O And The Kids
May Day
Smile Like You Mean It
The Killers

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