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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, February 23, 2012

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Last night's GOP debate on CNN included a lot of talk on the American auto bailout. In Michigan, employment has started to rebound in part thanks to manufacturing jobs associated with the auto industry. Elsewhere in the state, Jeremy Hobson sat down with the CEO of Domino's Pizza to see how the company is faring in these tough economic times, and to see what kind of effect Bain Capital had on the business. And speaking of the auto bailout, how do Americans in general feel about it?

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PODCAST: Bailed out-rage

Last night's GOP debate on CNN included a lot of talk on the American auto bailout. In Michigan, employment has started to rebound in part thanks to manufacturing jobs associated with the auto industry. Elsewhere in the state, Jeremy Hobson sat down with the CEO of Domino's Pizza to see how the company is faring in these tough economic times, and to see what kind of effect Bain Capital had on the business. And speaking of the auto bailout, how do Americans in general feel about it?

More from CEO of Domino's Pizza on his changing company

Domino's Pizza, which has its headquarters in Michigan, is one company that's felt the ups and downs of the American -- and global -- economy.
Posted In: Domino's

As gas prices rise, Obama to speak on energy future

Rising prices at the gas pump could threaten the economic recovery and pose an election year problem for Obama. What can he do?
Posted In: gas prices, Barack Obama

West Michigan sees surge in manufacturing

Manufacturers are thriving all over west Michigan. Many companies can't even find enough skilled workers to hire.
Posted In: Michigan, manufacturing, Auto

Domino's Pizza CEO on how the company has changed

Around for decades, Domino's Pizza used to be known as the 30 minute delivery guys. CEO Patrick Doyle explains how they changed that, with a little help from Bain Capital.
Posted In: Domino's, Michigan, pizza

The view of the auto industry, then and now

The auto industry bailout continues to be a point of controversy among the general population of America, but the view of carmakers has made a bit of a comeback in the last few years.
Posted In: Michigan, Auto, bailout, Gallup

British PM David Cameron fights 'anti-business' mood

Several of Europe's biggest banks are reporting billion dollar losses today and yet, banks are handing out billions in bonuses and getting a lot of flack for it.
Posted In: Britain, banking, bonuses, david cameron

Online privacy plan could keep your donut habit hidden

On the White House agenda today: a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. The Obama administration says we need more protection from companies that have gotten better and better at tracking us online.
Posted In: online, web privacy, white house

What retail earnings are telling us about the economy

This week we're finding out how department stores have been faring. Macy's and Saks are in good shape; today, Kohl's says its yearly sales rose. Department stores can tell us a lot about the health of the economy -- at least part of it.
Posted In: Retail, middle class

How the Grammys and the Oscars are different

It has been reported that actor Sacha Baron Cohen hopes to attend this year's Oscar ceremony dressed in character. Event organizers are so keen on the idea.
Posted In: Oscars, hollywood

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