Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 27, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 27, 2009

A look at home and oil prices

Juli Niemann, analyst at Smith, Moore and Company, talks with Bill Radke about the rise in U.S. home prices, and why the price of oil isn't even cheaper with demand down.
Posted In: Housing, Oil

U.S. hopes Reapers combat piracy

The U.S. has stepped up its campaign against piracy in the Indian Ocean by deploying surveillance drones called Reapers off the Somalian coast. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Crime

Electric grid to get a stimulus boost

Greenpeace senior adviser Harvey Wasserman talks with Bill Radke about the Obama administration's stimulus grant that will go toward updating what the White House calls the smart electric grid.

Workers over 40 struggle in job market

A growing proportion of the unemployed in the U.S. is 40 and older. "Frontline" producer Arun Rath reports from a hair salon in New York, where clients talk about finding work when you're over 40.
Posted In: Jobs

Junk yards overloaded with clunkers

The clunkers that were traded in over the summer in exchange for a government rebate are clogging up junk yards. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Auto

IRS steps up scrutiny of the very rich

Reporter Ashley Milne-Tyte talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about plans the IRS has to launch a new enforcement unit targeting the wealthy.
Posted In: Taxes

Cattle ranchers hurt by low beef sales

Americans have been cutting back on steaks and hamburgers, which means cattle ranchers get less money for their cows. Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Food

McDonald's grows cold on Iceland costs

McDonald's is closing three restaurants on Iceland because of soaring costs. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Food

Continental moves closer to United

Continental is leaving the SkyTeam partnership and joining Star Alliance, which is headed by United Airlines. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on what that means for the airlines.
Posted In: Airlines

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