Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 26, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 26, 2009

Gov't to unveil rules for financial firms

New reports say Congress is about to propose new rules that would give the government more power to take apart financial giants that get into trouble. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Flu may overwhelm U.K. health system

A mass vaccination against the swine flu is beginning in Britain, which may overwhelm the country's state-run health service. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Health

China ramps up its investing

China's sovereign wealth fund has gone on a buying binge, and it's buying stakes in mines and energy companies worldwide. Steve Henn reports.

UN to look at U.S. housing conditions

A special envoy from the UN Commission on Human Rights will tour the U.S. to review housing conditions. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Housing

U.S. health-care system wastes add up

A new report says the U.S. health-care system wastes around $700 billion a year. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Health

Investment fund focuses on women

A Swiss investment firm is launching a fund that focuses on female business expertise. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Investing

Internet crooks beat at their own game

Diana Grove, author of "Dot.Conned," talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about how she decided to fight back against Internet con artists.
Posted In: Books, Internet

Charities forecast a steep drop in giving

Stacy Palmer, editor of The Chronicle of Philanthropy, talks with Bill Radke about how a 9% decline in giving this year will cut into the work charities are doing.
Posted In: Charity

A look at oil, U.S. debt

Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at S&P Equity Research, talks with Bill Radke about how profitable earnings will be for the big oil companies, and whether U.S. debt will threaten the stock market rally.
Posted In: Wall Street

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Regeneration No. 1
M. Ward
Duet For Guitars #3
M. Ward
Ithaca
Cepia