Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 25, 2011
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Netflix shares down after losing 800,000 customers

After the Qwikster debacle, Netflix has reported it lost nearly a million subscribers, and the market is reacting.
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BP reports big quarterly profits

The company, which has faced much controversy after being partially responsible for the biggest oil spill in U.S. history, says it has reached a turning point.
Posted In: Oil
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Greek customers of U.S. products

Greece is not a major trade partner for the U.S. But there's one California company that has a very specific role in Greece right now.
Posted In: Retail
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What's Amazon without its books?

The company may have started as a book retailer, but now it's grown into so much more.
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Hospital mergers in Colorado

President Obama's health reform law is pushing a nationwide trend in Colorado: more hospital mergers.
Posted In: Health
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Mid-day Extra: When Obama dines at your restaurant

Yesterday, Obama dropped in on a Los Angeles institution: Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles. When the president makes a visit, does it make a difference in food sales in the months that come?
Posted In: Food, Barack Obama
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U.S., Europe worry about effects of possible recession

As a solution to the European debt crisis remains pending, a House Financial Services Subcommittee will meet today to determine how dangerous Greek debts are.
Posted In: Economy
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Changing federal student aid

Student loan debt is expected to hit $1 trillion this year. The biggest provider of those loans by far is the federal government. Today, a committee in the House is looking into how a big change in the student loan program is working out.
Posted In: Education
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Juli Niemann: It's a split housing market

Home prices in a number of cities rose according to the Case-Shiller index. But overall sales dropped. Juli Niemann, analyst with Smith, Moore, and Company, explains the variance.
Posted In: Housing
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Campaign for more female engineers launches in the U.K.

The U.K. has the lowest proportion of female engineers in Europe. Industry leaders are hoping to change that.

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