Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 11, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 11, 2009

A look at the Fed, job cuts

Richard DeKaser, president of Woodley Park Research, talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether Sen. Dodd's push to cut back on the Federal Reserve's power is a good idea, and what's going on with layoffs.
Posted In: Jobs

Where men, women differ in investing

A report from online brokerage Scottrade shows differences in investment decisions between men and women. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Investing

Bush pilot loses battle with bear

What do a bush pilot, grizzly bear and three cases of duct tape have to do with each other? Bill Radke tells us.

Asian markets at risk of asset bubbles

The head of the World Bank is asking whether Asian countries are bouncing back too hard. Asia correspondent Scott Tong talks about whether Asian countries are in danger of overheating with Bill Radke.

Optimism in a recovery full of job cuts?

The markets have been on a tear, the economy is growing and lots of people are saying the recession is ending. But, layoffs continue. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Where's the focus on customer service?

L.A. Times columnist David Lazarus talks with Bill Radke about why more businesses aren't focusing on customer service with so many consumers reluctant to spend.
Posted In: Retail

The most profitable cell maker is...

What's the most profitable cell-phone maker in the world? Hint: It only makes one phone. Jennifer Collins reports.

U.K. recovery will be long, arduous

The head of Britain's central bank is issuing a grim forecast for his country's economy. European correspondent Stephen Beard talks the details with Bill Radke.

What the U.S. wants from China

President Obama will soon embark on his first trip to China. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on what to expect.

Gov't loses criminal financial-crisis case

Two former Bear Stearns hedge-fund managers have been found not guilty of lying to investors. Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks with Steve Chiotakis about what this means for prosecutors pursuing charges against other Wall Street execs.
Posted In: Crime

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