Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 28, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Investors wary of raising bank capital

Steve Chiotakis talks to Juli Niemann, analyst at Smith, Moore and Company, about whether Bank of America and Citigroup's need for capital is a cause for alarm.
Posted In: Wall Street

State control in anti-discrimination laws

The Supreme Court will hear arguments today over who has the right to enforce state anti-discrimination laws against national banks. Congressional reformers want states to have more authority. John Dimsdale reports
Posted In: Investing

A trade-off to lift Swiss secrecy laws

U.S. officials are meeting in Switzerland this morning to hammer out a new tax treaty that would shed more light on Americans with Swiss accounts. In return, Switzerland hopes the U.S. will drop its legal case against UBS. Christopher Werth reports.

Knock-off cars put on show in Shanghai

If imitation is the highest form of flattery, Toyota has a lot to be proud of at this year's Shanghai Auto Show. Marketplace's Scott Tong goes down a list of Chinese automakers' latest knock-offs to Bill Radke.
Posted In: Auto

Gender pay gap may be shrinking

Women's pay has been stuck for years at about 78 cents for every dollar that a man earns. But because 4 out of 5 job cuts in the recession have been men, that pay gap may be closing. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Bank stress test finds large cash holes

According to the White House's bank stress tests, Bank of America and CitiGroup need to raise a lot more capital. But Steve Henn reports it may have been important for these banks to fail in order for us to take these tests seriously.

What will Fiat get out of Chrysler deal?

There's been no demand for Fiat's cars in the U.S. since the 90's, but now the automaker is producing vehicles that are stylish and a much higher quality. Jeremy Hobson reports Chrysler can provide Fiat the U.S. dealer network it needs.
Posted In: Auto

A payday loan won't always pay off

Payday loan stores are seeing more people walk through their doors as credit becomes harder to come by. But without a steady job, many can't get the advance. Mitchell Hartman explores borrowers' increasingly limited options.

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