Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, September 29, 2009

A look at today's economic indicators

The Case-Schiller Index and consumer confidence numbers are both out today. What do they say about the economy now? Steve Chiotakis gets a deeper analysis from Juli Niemann of Smith, Moore and Company.
Posted In: Wall Street

China plant in lead poisoning scandal

There's another lead poisoning scandal in industrial China, with reports that 121 children living near one plant have tested for high levels of lead. The factory makes batteries for cars and motorcycles. Scott Tong reports.

Airline industry up, but not enough

The International Air Transport Association says things may be looking up for air travel. But is the good news enough to reverse the hammering the airline industry has taken this recession? Not quite. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Airlines

FDIC needs to find way out of hole

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is short on cash and is meeting today to try to figure out what to do. Some suggest the FDIC borrow money from healthy banks. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Economy

Multiple U.K. telecoms to vend iPhone

Cell phone company Vodafone has struck a deal to sell the iPhone in the U.K., becoming the third British telecom operator to reach such an agreement with Apple. Stephen Beard explores who might profit if a similar move occurred in the U.S.
Posted In: Science

Knocking the vendors out of the park

Many Chicagoans have come to know Wrigley Field for its colorful cast of street vendors. But the city wants to shut down the unofficial merchandisers. Adriene Hill explores why from both sides of the street.
Posted In: Sports

New Mariah CD booklet 'ads' up

With music album sales slumping, record labels are looking for new revenue streams. So Mariah Carey's label is trying something a little different for her latest CD.

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