Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 19, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 19, 2009

What's AOL doing now, anyway?

AOL is reducing its workforce by a third and spinning off from Time Warner. Is this a sign of the end? Bill Radke talks to Business Week media reporter Tom Lowry, who explains how AOL plans to carry on.
Posted In: Internet

Flight delays, cancellations from glitch

A glitch in the Federal Aviation Administration computer program that tracks flight plans has caused widespread flight delays and cancellations. Steve Chiotakis talks to airline analyst David Field about the impact this is having.
Posted In: Airlines

Barnes & Noble works with e-book edge

Barnes & Noble has been making moves to avoid a potential hostile takeover. But with sales slipping, many believe the book industry belongs on the endangered list. But Jeff Tyler reports there's still some value in e-books.
Posted In: Retail

Fear of inflation is overblown

This week's market numbers seem to indicate that inflation has been subdued. Bill Radke takes a closer look with economics correspondent Chris Farrell.
Posted In: Economy

What Volvo would gain from Geely deal

Swedish labor leaders are pressing Chinese car maker Geely to say where it's getting the financing for its bid to buy Volvo from Ford. Christopher Werth examines what Volvo might feel it stands to lose and what it could gain from the deal.
Posted In: Auto

House examines job creation reports

The House Oversight Committee is rummaging through stimulus jobs reports in search of information that may have been misleading. Nancy Marshall Genzer explores where there may have been snags in reporting.
Posted In: Jobs

What AA, Delta gain from a JAL alliance

Japan Airlines is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, and U.S. carriers American Airlines and Delta are each vying to save it. Jeremy Hobson explores the global benefits of partnering with an international carrier.
Posted In: Airlines

Pinnacle set to buy Birds Eye Foods

Packaged food giant Pinnacle Brands is getting ready to buy Birds Eye Foods, the biggest frozen vegetable producer in the U.S., for more than $1.3 billion. Steve Chiotakis gets more details from Alisa Roth.
Posted In: Food, Mergers and Acquisitions

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