Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, May 25, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Insurers vow to toughen up on hospital prices

The government has been getting tougher on insurance companies in the last few months, denying them the giant rate increases they're accustomed to. Now insurers are looking to get tough as contract negotiations roll around. Gregory Warner reports.
Posted In: Health

Ultimate Fighting a boon for Jiu Jitsu

Although most gyms have not fared very well through the recession, Jiu Jitsu studios are thriving, thanks in part to the popularity of Ultimate Fighting. Rafael Cohen reports.
Posted In: Sports

Lending tightens in Europe as Euro falls

European stock markets are at their lowest level in nine months, and Dow Jones industrials have dropped below 10,000 on investor fears of an economic slowdown.

Former Shell head: More offshore drilling

Bill Radke talks to former Shell Oil president John Hofmeister about his pro-offshore drilling stance and why the U.S. should strengthen its domestic oil industry.
Posted In: Books, Oil

U.S. continues to pressure BP on disaster response

BP returns to the Gulf of Mexico tomorrow to attempt another stop at the massive oil leak. Meanwhile, the U.S. government has declared a fishery disaster in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, making those states eligible for financial aid.
Posted In: Oil

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