Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 21, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 21, 2009

FCC wants rules on net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission wants new rules to govern Internet traffic that would require net neutrality. But the major telecom firms say it could stand in the way of innovation. Tamara Keith reports.
Posted In: Internet

Fed will tell us if recovery is here

Everyone seems to feel an economic recovery is here or close at hand, and the Federal Reserve will tell us this week how strong that recovery may be. Steve Chiotakis gets more from Sam Stovall at S&P Equity Research.
Posted In: Wall Street

A frugal holiday season approaching

Between the number of people unemployed, in debt or afraid of losing their jobs, this coming holiday season might actually be worse for retail than last year. Ashley Milne-Tyte checks one tell-tale barometer.
Posted In: Retail

Is education not worth what we spend?

Is college worth the money students are taking out in loans? Economics correspondent Chris Farrell talks to Bill Radke about the pull behind higher education and why it may no longer be worth what people are spending.
Posted In: Education

Recession has environmental benefits

The International Energy Agency says greenhouse gas emissions have fallen sharply this year mostly due to the economic downturn. Lower factory output has caused CO2 emissions to drop to their steepest decline in half a century. Stephen Beard reports.

Has TARP been a good ride for U.S.?

The government has managed to make returns on some of its investments through the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Steve Chiotakis talks to Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan about whether it's been worth it in the long run.

Global biz takes on climate change

Today the Chamber of Commerce convenes a conference of business associations to air out concerns about climate change. Global businesses involved want a bigger seat at the negotiating table. John Dimsdale reports.

Study could curb executive bonuses

A coalition of corporations and investors want to change the way executives are paid. The idea would be to reduce short-term financial incentives so executives would focus on long-term results and tie pay to performance. Tamara Keith reports.
Posted In: Jobs

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The World's Gone Mad featuring Del The Funky Homosapien, Barrington Levy & Alex Kapranos
Handsome Boy Modeling School
Everybody Hurts
R.E.M.
Emma Blowgun's Last Stand
Beulah