Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 16, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Market weathers industrial output drop

How are the markets responding to the Federal Reserve's negative industrial production report? Steve Chiotakis talks to Sam Stovall, Chief Investment Strategist at S&P Equity Research, and Marketplace's Steve Henn.
Posted In: Wall Street

Exploring what really broke B of A

A new Frontline documentary airing tonight tells the tale of Bank of America's rise to its ill-fated takeover of Merrill Lynch. Bill Radke gets the bigger picture from producer Mike Kirk of "Breaking the Bank."
Posted In: Investing

BRIC group challenges U.S. dominance

The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, and China are holding their first BRIC group summit today. The countries' leaders are united in a common goal of playing a bigger part in global bodies. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Russia

Should we worry about inflation now?

Economists agree we're still in a recession, but with the federal government borrowing and spending billions of dollars, some say it's not too early to worry about inflation. Joel Rose reports why some experts are concerned.

Workers try to make most of furlough

The recession has made many companies force unpaid days off on their employees, also known as a furlough. Some companies are offering specials to forced furlough workers, but many just aren't in the mood. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Ethanol business all but popping

Everything from company bankruptcies to the price of corn has been making it a rough year for the ethanol industry, and experts expect the shakeout to continue. Sarah Gardner explores what the big players are doing to survive.
Posted In: Auto

One-third of U.S. factories sitting idle

A survey of economists projected that U.S. factory production was at 68 percent of capacity last month. That means roughly a third of all U.S. plants were sitting idle in May. Steve Henn looks for the bright side.

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Pound It Out
Booker T.
The Message (feat. Melle Mel & Duke Bootee)
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five

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