Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 22, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Market is a mixed bag this quarter

The market has a mixture of better-than-expected and disappointing earnings results this quarter. Steve Chiotakis finds out who scored high from Sam Stovall of S&P Equity Research in New York.
Posted In: Wall Street

Cap-and-trade could reach households

The House will spend its Earth Day debating a plan to limit greenhouse gases. One proposal is a cap-and trade program that would drive 80 percent emissions reduction over 40 years, with costs passed onto households. Jennifer Collins reports.

Regional airports flying into trouble

When airlines hit turbulence, it's the smaller landing pads that start to suffer. Airlines have canceled nonstop flights to hub cities and vacation destinations or pulled out altogether. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Airlines

Changes would help consumer safety

How can we better prevent injury and death to children brought on by playing with a toy? Bill Radke talks to L.A. Times business columnist David Lazarus about where the consumer products safety has failed us.
Posted In: Crime, Health

Car scrapping isn't always for upgrade

The U.K. is considering a program that would pay drivers nearly $3,000 to trade in their old cars for new ones. But the proposal wouldn't guarantee that the new vehicle be a fuel-efficient model. Christopher Werth reports.
Posted In: Auto

YouTube success story not paying cash

Susan Boyle's appearance on TV competition "Britain's Got Talent" is well on its way to being the most watched video ever on YouTube. But the clip still hasn't generated money for the site. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Internet

Obama budget adds up to a big problem

President Obama has ordered his cabinet to root out $100 million in unnecessary spending over the next 90 days. But commentator Will Wilkinson says this amounts to very little when you look at the bigger picture of Obama's budget.

What debt holders want from Chrysler

The Obama administration wants Chrysler to reduce its debt drastically before it seals its deal with carmaker Fiat. But some of its largest creditors aren't willing to make the concessions the government wants. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Auto

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Paper Planes
Milton Road (My Skull With Flowers mix by Kim Hiorthoy)
Mice Parade