Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 14, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Fed to downgrade expectations?

Steve Chiotakis talks to the Wall Street Journal's John Hilsenrath about his story in today's paper about the Fed's forecast for the second half of the year.

E.U. backs AMR, BA merger

An E.U. decision means British Airways and American Airlines will function as one on their trans-Atlantic routes.
Posted In: Airlines, Mergers and Acquisitions

Tech stocks still doing well despite volatility

Even through a faltering economy, technology companies have performed consistently well. Mitchell Hartman explores why.
Posted In: Investing, Science

Smaller banks less likely to repay TARP

The Congressional Oversight Panel warns smaller U.S. banks with assets below $100 billion are less likely to be able to repay TARP money. Steve Chiotakis talks to panel chair Elizabeth Warren.
Posted In: Investing

Robust economic growth in Singapore could be good global sign

Singapore says it expects its economy to grow at a 15 percent clip this year -- which could be good news for the rest of the world.

Senators call for BP investigation over release of Libyan terrorist

Four Democratic senators have called for an investigation into BP's role in the early U.K. release of Libyan terrorist Ali al-Megrahi.
Posted In: Oil

Businesses explore ways to create jobs

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says President Obama's Jobs Summit late last year was a failure. So the business lobby is holding another Jobs Summit today across the street from the White House.
Posted In: Jobs

Toyota: Some crashes may have been driver's fault

After looking carefully at several cases of crashes from accelerated gas pedals, Toyota now says some of those accidents may have been the fault of the driver.
Posted In: Auto

Angelenos torn over funds to fix CA's oldest freeway

The Pasadena freeway in Los Angeles is getting a makeover and going back to its maiden name: the Arroyo Seco Parkway. But the $650,000 price tag for taxpayers has some raised eyebrows.
Posted In: Travel

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