Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 13, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Haitian economy challenges rescue

President Obama promised rescue and humanitarian efforts to help the people of Haiti after yesterday's earthquake, but relief efforts may be stunted by the country's already poor state. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Sam Eaton.

Colleges spending more on sports

Colleges spending on athletics has risen significantly in the past several years, and many programs routinely don't break even. Brett Neely explores why this philosophy of spending is not sustainable.
Posted In: Sports

NFL antitrust case could see big impact

The Supreme Court is taking up an antitrust case over who's making the NFL's official uniforms and merchandise that could change the way joint ventures are allowed to do business. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Sam Eaton.
Posted In: Crime, Sports

Will bank CEOs divulge in the hot seat?

The CEOs of four big banks will be meeting with the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission to discuss what happened to the financial system. Alisa Roth spoke with financial experts to find out what they wanted to get from the commission.
Posted In: Investing

Trading OJ like they do in the movies

It's been a tumultuous week for frozen orange juice prices thanks to the cold snap in Florida, and that's meant quite a ride for traders of orange juice futures. Sally Herships talked to a trader to find out if this week's events were anything like the movie "Trading Places."
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Pediatric specialists in short supply

A new health survey finds there aren't enough pediatric specialists in areas like orthopedics, oncology and rheumatology. The financial burden of Med school is partially to blame. Gregory Warner reports.
Posted In: Health

White House says jobs could be worse

The Obama administration's latest stimulus progress report explains that despite double-digit unemployment, things aren't as bad as they would have been without it. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Sam Eaton.
Posted In: Jobs

Google warns it may leave China

Google is accusing Chinese hackers of attacking company servers and compromising Gmail accounts of Chinese human rights activists. The search engine is threatening to leave the country. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Internet

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