Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, May 13, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, May 13, 2009

India loves cars too, but smaller ones

Dinesh Mohan, a transportation expert at the Indian Institute of Technology, talks with Bill Radke about his country's embrace of the car and what lessons Americans might take from it.
Posted In: Auto

His drive to suburbia's a (natural) gas

The private automobile helped build suburbia. But cars generate about one quarter of all man-made greenhouse gases. Dick Messer, executive director of the Petersen Automotive Museum, loves his alternative ride -- and it's not electric.
Posted In: Auto

Signs to look for to see recovery

Jim Dunigan, chief investment officer at PNC Wealth Management, talks with Steve Chiotakis about retail numbers and signs of recovery in the economy.

Web pirates may lose Internet in France

The French Senate is expected to pass a law cracking down on Internet piracy. It could result in the loss of an Internet connection for up to a year. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Crime

Why foreclosures hit a record high

Home foreclosures in April hit a record high for a second straight month. Why? Jennifer Collins reports.
Posted In: Housing

U.S. may reform financial industry pay

The Obama administration is considering sweeping changes to the way financial industry employees are compensated. Jeremy Hobson talks with Bill Radke about the reforms, and why they might affect more than just bailed-out banks.

U.S. may be left in cold to get seabeds

Today is the deadline for nations to file claims on continental shelves extending beyond their coastlines. But without signing a treaty, the U.S. could be losing out on some potentially vast oil reserves. Sam Eaton reports.

Are retail sales turning around?

Macy's is one of several retailers reporting first quarter earnings today. Most are expected to post a loss. But are things starting to change? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Retail

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Super Strut Pt. 1 - Kenny Dope Remix [Explicit]
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