Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 14, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Better earnings reports expected ahead

Retail sales numbers were disappointing overall, but March shouldn't be a significant setback for the economy. Steve Chiotakis gets more market analysis from Bernard Baumohl of The Economic Outlook Group.
Posted In: Wall Street

Charlotte investors reflect on the Dow

Amy Scott revisited a Panera Bread in Charlotte, N.C., where she spoke with senior investors six months ago about their response to the dropping Dow. She garners reactions in this installment of the "Road to Ruin?"
Posted In: Investing

Violence shakes Thai tourism

This week's violence in Thailand has hurt the country's tourism, which is already ailing from the financial crisis. Fortunately Thailand is effective enough with its PR to spearhead a rebound. Jennifer Collins reports.
Posted In: Travel

Diamonds are in the rough

Lower U.S. demand for diamonds is affecting the chain that produce and sell the mineral, from jewelry stores to polishers. Gretchen Wilson explores how dire the situation is for the industry.

IEA: Oil demand will continue to fall

Oil has been falling since the International Energy Agency forecast lower demand last week. The agency also predicts that the global recession will cut oil demand further this year. Stephen Beard weighs other factors involved.
Posted In: Oil

Rail earnings affected by less demand

Railroad CSX will announce first-quarter results later today, and analysts have scaled back predictions. Freight trains are carrying fewer cars these days, and rail can say a lot about the recession. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Travel

Tough times are cause to give more

Donations to charities in the millions have fallen by one-third, and the need for assistance keeps climbing. But some philanthropists use this as a call to give more in times of greatest need. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Charity

Labor negotiations tough for United

United Airlines is in the midst of negotiations with many of its labor unions, and both sides are in a difficult position. Jeremy Hobson reports why workers may no longer wish to sacrifice for the good of the company.
Posted In: Airlines

Obama to address the road ahead

President Obama will be speaking at Georgetown University today and will likely emphasize the financial crisis. He's expected to be hopeful and lay out plans for the housing and credit markets. Dan Grech gives us a preview.

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