Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 2, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Was Geithner successful in China?

Smith, Moore and Company's Juli Niemann talks with Steve Chiotakis about what banks that are returning bailout money will do with their capital cushion and how successful Treasury Secretary was in China.

Sectors where America can win

Management consultant Peter Cohan talks with Bill Radke about some of the industries where the U.S. can compete and succeed: information technology, entertainment and biotechnology.

Where crash will affect airline industry

Brazilian military pilots say they've found debris from the Air France aircraft crash. Steve Chiotakis talks to Darrell Jenkins, an independent airline industry expert, who explains how this will affect the summer flying season.
Posted In: Airlines

Oil has likely seen its summer peak

The average price of a gallon of gas has shot up by about a dollar since January. But a new Saudi Arabian oil field is just one big reason consumers won't see prices climb any higher this season. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Oil

A happy tune for Hummer?

General Motors has found a buyer for its Hummer brand. But who would buy a company with such a bad rep? Steve Chiotakis talks to Tamara Keith about Hummer's modified global approach and the test-drive of an electric model.
Posted In: Auto

Microsoft aims for nontraditional gamer

Microsoft is using star power at the E3 Expo to draw attention to new games and gadgets. The company is hoping to attract people who aren't normally into video games to combat slumping sales. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Insurers won't swallow competition pill

Insurers and drug companies say a government-run health plan would hurt the free market and drive them out of business. Health care reform advocates say that a little competition can be healthy. Danielle Karson reports.
Posted In: Health

Ryanair hit based on carrier takeover

European budget airline Ryanair reported the first annual loss today in its history. The airline sites its attempt to takeover Irish rival Aer Lingus as its main folly. Stephen Beard reports.

Indian boomtowners are packing heat

The Indian town of Gurgaon is home to big international companies like IBM and Microsoft. But with big success also comes lawlessness and a rise in personal gun ownership. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.

Avoiding the U.K.'s regulation mistakes

The administration wants to consolidate the many existing federal regulators, a method already tried in Great Britain. But some U.S. lawmakers take the failure of that system as proof consolidation is no fix. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Investing

Price of health care will just keep rising

President Obama is meeting with Democrats on health care reform. The Council of Economic Advisors is releasing a report that says health care is only going to get more expensive unless something changes. Tamara Keith reports.
Posted In: Health

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Breath Control
Motor City Drum Ensemble
May Day
Spunkshine
Who's Keeping Time (feat. Xololanxinxo, Blackbird, Rakaa Iriscience & St. Mark 9:23)
Omid
The Devil, You & Me
The Notwist
The List [Explicit]
The Knux