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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, September 9, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, September 9, 2010

A look at stress tests, recovery

Juli Niemann,analyst with Smith, Moore and Co., talks with Jeremy Hobson about whether the European stress tests were accurate and whether we should question the future of our recovery.

Why Westin is leaving ABC News

David Westin, president of ABC News, is stepping down at the end of the year. Kansas City Star TV critic Aaron Barnhart talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether the news comes as a surprise and what he was criticized over.

Obama's new plan to give biz tax break

The White House is proposing another economic stimulus idea. This time, the plan is to speed up a tax break for companies to build new factories and buy equipment. Reporter Scott Tong talks the details with Jeremy Hobson.
Posted In: Taxes

A ranking of docs who do heart surgery

For the first time, Consumer Reports is rating doctor groups that do heart surgery. The rankings, in the October issue, are an effort to help patients make informed decisions. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health

Is Europe's economy still a worry?

Europe is actually in better economic shape than the U.S. That's a role reversal from earlier in the year, when Europe was seen as the economic problem child. So is there still concern about the health of Europe's economy?

How many millionaires are in Congress?

Of 535 members of the United States Congress, what's the share of millionaires? Is it less than 10 percent, close to half of all the members of Congress, or two-thirds? The Globalist's Stephan Richter quizzes Steve Chiotakis, and tells us how much lawmakers make compared to the rest of us.

Controversy over Barclays new CEO

British bank Barclays has announced its next CEO: Bob Diamond. But he seemingly already has two strikes against him. European correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Steve Chiotakis about why Diamond may get flack from the U.S. and U.K.

Will China appreciating currency help?

President Obama's top economic adviser, Larry Summers, is in Beijing. He is trying to encourage China to strengthen its currency. But will that help revive the U.S. economy? Rob Schmitz reports.

A new plan to decide Detroit's future

Earlier this year, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing suggested moving some residents in blighted neighborhoods to other parts of the city to save money on city services in areas that are largely abandoned. The proposal didn't go over well with some Detroiters. Now, Bing is trying a different tack. Sarah Hulett reports.

Google in Pittsburgh signals tech burst

Google is expanding and hiring. That's hardly worth noting, but before you punch up your resume and start looking for an apartment in Boston or San Jose you should know that the expansion is in Pittsburgh. Mark Nootbaar reports.
Posted In: Internet

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