Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 20, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Former Lehman CEO testifies to House

Former Lehman Brothers CEO Dick Fuld is testifying to the House Financial Services Committee as they delve further into its financial collapse. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Gregory Warner.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Goldman earns $3.3 billion in 1Q

Steve Chiotakis talks to senior BusinessWeek writer and ex-Goldman Sachs employee Robin Farzad about the Wall Street bank's $3.3 billion first-quarter earnings.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Big money sways small Arizona town

The town of Tusuyan, Ariz. only has about 500 people, but Italian developers spent over $300,000 to influence a local election. The real reason: the town is situated a mile from the Grand Canyon. Claudine LoMonaco reports.
Posted In: Travel

Nissan Leaf revs up to face roadblocks

Nissan starts taking orders today for the Leaf, it's new all-electric vehicle. While it's family-friendly and cost-competitive with the Honda Civic, Alisa Roth reports the car faces two big challenges.
Posted In: Auto

Costs huge as flights take off in Europe

Airports in Europe are allowing flights to take off again as the plume of volcanic ash becomes less of a threat. But early estimates project a cost of $1.5 billion to the airlines. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Airlines

NYC doormen may strike at midnight

New York City's doormen could potentially walk out the door tonight in response to proposed benefit cutbacks by building owners. Jill Barshay explores the roles of doormen, who don't live the posh lives you might expect.
Posted In: Jobs, New York

More info sharing for Facebook users

Facebook wants to adapt its site to incorporate updates from non-Facebook sites, which would lead to a lot of potential for targeted ads. This also means more info for advertisers on your browsing habits. Jennifer Collins reports.
Posted In: Internet

GM to make early bailout repayment

Even though it has years to pay back $6 billion in government bailout loans, General Motors plans to write a check for the remaining balance as soon as today. Bill Radke gets more from Marketplace's Gregory Warner.
Posted In: Auto

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