Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 20, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 20, 2010

OECD's ideas to improve the economy

A report out by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has cut the growth forecast for the U.S. economy. OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria talks with Steve Chiotakis about the state of the U.S. economy and suggestions to improve it.
Posted In: Economy

A look at tax cuts, entitlements

Julia Coronado, chief economist for North America at BNP Paribas, talks with Bill Radke about whether increasing taxes on anyone right now, including the top earners, would slow this economy and kill jobs.

Bank's 24-hour overdraft grace period

The $35 cup of coffee -- that's the price you might pay for a latte when the bank charges you an overdraft fee. Eve Troeh reports on one Cleveland bank that says it wants to help customers avoid that extra charge.
Posted In: Banks

Private Equity Council changes name

The advocacy group once known as the Private Equity Council has changed its name to the Private Equity Growth Capital Council. It says it's broadened membership to include smaller firms to help raise money for companies. But Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan thinks there's something a little more obvious going on.
Posted In: Wall Street

What's the spurt in gold prices mean?

The price of gold has surged to another record high. But is the rising price a warning signal about the state of the U.S. economy? Europe correspondent Stephen Beard talks the details with Steve Chiotakis.
Posted In: Investing

China, Japan spar over small islands

China has threatened "strong countermeasures" if Japan doesn't release a Chinese boat captain detained by the Japanese nearly two weeks ago for sailing near a chain of islands in the East China Sea that both nations lay claim to. What's the big fuss over these little islands? Rob Schmitz reports.

TV, film producers hang ten in Hawaii

Hawaii has long been known as a tourist destination, but lately it's been gaining popularity as a hub for TV and film production. And now, the show that helped develop that industry is coming back. Heidi Chang reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

BP well ends gushing, challenges ahead

After nearly five months, the government says the BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico has finally stopped gushing. Reporter Alisa Roth talks with Bill Radke about what how much money BP is out so far and whether we can expect to see BP drilling in the Gulf again.
Posted In: Oil

Unrelated elements in Defense bill

The Senate this week takes up a bill to approve Pentagon operations for next year. It's considered a bill everybody can support. But lawmakers this year have loaded some extra baggage on the must-pass bill. John Dimsdale reports.

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