Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, December 3, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, December 3, 2009

What NBC Universal deal gives Comcast

Comcast will pay just under $14 billion for a majority share of NBC Universal. New York bureau chief Amy Scott talks about the deal with Steve Chiotakis.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

Is jobs summit just PR?

President Obama kicks off a summit in Washington to share ideas for tackling unemployment. New York bureau chief Amy Scott talks the details with Steve Chiotakis.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington

Pittsburgh may tax college tuition

Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is proposing a first-of-its-kind tax on the tuition students pay to attend universities within the city's limits. Mark Noorbaar reports.
Posted In: Education

Is student-loan debt becoming a crisis?

Economics correspondent Chris Farrell talks with Bill Radke about the college market, where enrollment is swelling right along with tuition -- at a time when people can least afford it.
Posted In: Education

ECB backs off from emergency lending

The European Central Bank is taking steps to see if lenders are ready to stand on their own. Stephen Beard reports.

Bernanke faces grilling to keep job

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is facing tough questions from members of the Senate Banking Committee as he seeks another term. John Dimsdale reports.

Effects of Bhopal disaster still felt

Protesters are commemorating one of the worst industrial disasters ever to take place. BusinessWeek reporter Mehul Srivastava talks with Steve Chiotakis about the Union Carbide gas leak on its 25th-year anniversary.

Startups struggle to find a place online

Online shopping is up this year, so it seems like it'd be an easy thing to get into. But small startups say it's anything but. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Internet

What B of A's repay says about banking

Bank of America has reached a deal to pay back $45 billion in bailout money. New York bureau chief Amy Scott talks with Steve Chiotakis about what the terms of the deal are.

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Destrokk
MGMT
The Kids Don't Stand A Chance
Vampire Weekend
Manhattan Skyline
Kings Of Convenience
Manhattan
Kings Of Leon

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