Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 5, 2009

Episode Description 
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 5, 2009

How retail now compares to a year ago

Joe Feldman, senior retail analyst at Telsey Group, talks with Bill Radke about what's going on in retail and what to expect for the upcoming holiday shopping season.
Posted In: Retail

Wall Street bonuses creeping up again

A report from compensation consulting firm Johnson Associates predicts the typical, year-end bonus will be up about 40 percent this year. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

A look at interest rates, labor data

Richard DeKaser, president of Woodley Park Research, talks with Steve Chiotakis about what the latest jobless claims and U.S. business productivity numbers say about the shape of the economy.

Older Hispanics hit by high jobless rate

The AARP is holding a forum focusing on older Hispanic workers, who were among the first to be laid off when the recession hit. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Jobs

What lower home prices can tell us

A report from real estate valuation company Clear Capital says home prices nationwide are softening heading into the traditionally slow winter season. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Housing

Is a high unemployment rate that bad?

Experts predict the October unemployment rate will rise to around 10%. Economics correspondent Chris Farrell talks with Bill Radke about why he'd be happy if it went even a little higher.
Posted In: Jobs

How Opel will affect German workers

At least 8,000 auto workers in Germany have walked off the job in protest over GM killing a plan to sell its European unit, Opel. Stephen Beard reports on what will happen to German workers.
Posted In: Auto

What's going on in the IPO market?

Hyatt Hotels is launching an Initial Public Offering, though IPOs haven't been doing very well lately. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Senate OKs extending jobless benefits

The Senate's serving up something for everyone in an unemployment and tax-credit extension bill it passed. Reporter Mitchell Hartman talks the details with Bill Radke.
Posted In: Jobs

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I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance With You (Album Version)
Black Kids
Tonight I Have To Leave It
Shout Out Louds
Farewell Adventureland
Yo La Tengo