Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 9, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Is FAA to blame for canceled flights?

American Airlines became the latest Tuesday to cancel flights to inspect wiring so it complies with FAA regulations -- not for safety issues. Airlines are losing money from those canceled flights. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Travel

Online sales rising despite economy

A new survey from Forrester Research predicts online sales will climb 17 percent this year. That's despite the current economic climate. That spells trouble for the old brick and mortar. How do stores intend to fight back? By raising prices! Lisa Napoli explains.
Posted In: Retail

When banks close, what do you do?

A bank customer tells Amy Scott that after his bank closed and his second bank had to be bailed out, he has trouble trusting banks in general. He's doing OK now, but only because he trusts the FDIC.
Posted In: Economy

More delay for the Dreamliner plane

Once again, Boeing is announcing a delay in delivery of the popular Dreamliner airbus. At least one airline is already talking about compensation for the delays. Stephen Beard discusses the repercussions.
Posted In: Travel

Free trade opponents meet in Cuba

Latin American and other regional free trade opponents are meeting in Havana, Cuba, today to air concerns about free trade agreements with the U.S. Alisa Roth has more.

A silver lining in the housing crisis

Homeowners who took on subprime loans and can't make the adjusted high payments are facing foreclosures. But commentator Will Wilkinson says there's a bright side for other homeowners and those looking to buy.
Posted In: Housing, Travel

IMF issues global warning

The International Monetary Fund reported today that the credit crisis in the U.S. is affecting mortgage and corporate debt markets around the world. Jeremy Hobson looks into what's going on.
Posted In: Economy

Employers need to take on obesity

At least 15% of Americans in every state are clinically obese, an estimate that is worrying not only doctors, but employers as well. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on findings released today by the Conference Board.
Posted In: Health

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Sweet Caroline (Karaoke Edit)
Mountain Brothers
It's All Around You
Tortoise