Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 13, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 13, 2010

The issues with old piplines

California regulators have ordered Pacific Gas & Electric to survey all its natural gas pipelines after one of its pipelines in San Bruno, Calif., exploded. Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks with Steve Chiotakis.
Posted In: Oil

Chicago considers life without Oprah

"The Oprah Winfrey Show" begins its final season. The show has been taped in Chicago for 25 years. Tony Arnold reports on Oprah's economic impact on the Windy City and what life might be like without her.
Posted In: Entertainment

Will people buy sustainable fashion?

Eco-friendly designers will display fair-trade fashion during their own show at New York Fashion Week. What exactly is sustainable fashion and what's the market for this type of clothing? Reporter Adriene Hill talks the details with Steve Chiotakis. Plus, view a slideshow of socially-responsible clothing.
Posted In: Retail

BlackBerry faces biz market challenge

There are reports JPMorgan Chase could soon allow its nearly quarter-million employees to start using iPhones or Android phones for official company messaging and e-mail. And banking giant UBS may do the same. Bob Moon reports.

Can Basel III prevent another crisis?

Meeting in Basel, Switzerland, regulators agreed yesterday to force banks to triple their amount of capital reserves -- spare cash they can use in a crisis. Matthew Bishop, U.S. editor of The Economist magazine, talks with Bill Radke about how this will fit in with the American regulatory framework.
Posted In: Banks

Financial leaders agree to bank reforms

Central banks and regulators from around the world have agreed to major reforms to help head off any future meltdowns. Banks will be told to triple the amount of spare cash they hold on their books. But could this trigger another "credit crunch?" Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Banks

Cali seeks help from China on rail

On a trade mission to China last weekend, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger laid out a proposition to his Chinese counterparts: invest some of that extra cash you have into California high-speed rail. Rob Schmitz reports.

U.K. unions may strike over budget cuts

As the U.K. grapples with budget cuts, unions are so angry over, they're calling for a widespread protests. Could they bring the country to a halt?

GOP leader open to tax cut compromise

House Minority Leader John Boehner has signaled that he may be open to compromising on taxes. Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks with Bill Radke about what Boehner said and how other Republicans may feel.
Posted In: Taxes

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Flashing Lights (Album Version (Explicit)) [Explicit]
Kanye West
I Predict A Riot
Kaiser Chiefs
1234
Feist
Borderline
Madonna
Bruises
Chairlift
New York, New York
Ryan Adams