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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 2, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 2, 2009

Silver lining in the jobless numbers?

Bill Stone, chief investment strategist at PNC Wealth Management, talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether there is any silver lining in the latest unemployment numbers, and when results from the stimulus package might kick in to help.
Posted In: Jobs

A look at the unemployment numbers

Hugh Johnson, chief economist at Johnson Illington Advisors, talks with Bob Moon about whether the unemployment numbers are less worse than they have been in the past, and if they're surprising.
Posted In: Jobs

Eurozone's unemployment may worsen

Unemployment is at a 10-year high in the Eurozone. And many economists expect things to get worse. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Online advertisers to police themselves

Online advertisers are expected to announce self-policing guidelines for how they collect and use data about consumers. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Science

Reich and Zandi on how to fix housing

The Obama administration has tried a number of programs to slow the rate of foreclosure, but the housing market is still unstable. Commentators Robert Reich and Mark Zandi discuss other actions the government could take.
Posted In: Housing

Why U.S. hasn't sanctioned Honduras

Several countries neighboring Honduras have suspended trade, and the World Bank has postponed millions in loans. But the U.S. has held off on sanctions for now. Dan Grech reports.

Private-equity firms' rules to buy banks

The FDIC is set to announce new rules on how bank buyouts by private-equity firms should go. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Economy

Why hasn't the stimulus created jobs?

Last winter's $700 billion stimulus package was supposed to help generate jobs, but so far it's done a lackluster job. John Dimsdale reports on what happened.
Posted In: Jobs

Cities sue online travel firms for taxes

Some cities are suing online travel companies, claiming web-based firms are shortchanging them out of millions in hotel taxes. Danielle Karson reports.
Posted In: Taxes, Travel

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