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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, April 22, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, April 22, 2010

President Obama's reform speech text

President Obama moved forward with a push for financial regulation during a speech at Cooper Union in Lower Manhattan. With some of Wall Street's biggest names in attendance, Obama asked bankers to embrace new regulations to avoid another financial crisis. A text version of his speech is available below. Tune in to Marketplace tonight for analysis.

Euro airlines dread paying for volcano

With flights once again taking off in Europe, some airlines are worrying about what required passenger compensation will do to their bottom lines. Some low-budget carriers are openly criticizing the requirement. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Airlines

Why first draft pick isn't always best

Tonight is round 1 of the NFL Draft, and the St. Louis Rams are making the first pick. But that may not necessarily give them the advantage. Steve Chiotakis talks to Yale professor Cade Massey.
Posted In: Sports

Senate passes stricter derivatives rules

A Senate committee passed a bill that calls for tougher rules on derivatives trading, which would include revealing prices on a public exchange. Steve Chiotakis delves deeper into the bill with Marketplace's Gregory Warner.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

No more 'bar cars' on train to NYC

The Metro North line between New York City and Stamford, Conn. has a bar car that allows Wall Street types to have a commuter happy hour. But the state legislature is nixing them in favor of more seats. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: New York, Travel

Could the economy take another crisis?

President Obama is sharing the message to Wall Street that without change, we're due to repeat the crisis. Is that true? Bill Radke talks to economics editor Chris Farrell about the potential for global regulation.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Hollywood will push for 3D TV

DVD sales dropped 13 percent last year, but the entertainment industry is looking towards future sales of 3D DVDs to help stabilize revenue. But first, more people need to buy 3D TVs. Jennifer Collins reports.
Posted In: Entertainment