Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 21, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Boeing posts big loss on plane charges

Jessup & Lamont Airline industry analyst Alex Hamilton talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about why Boeing has reported a loss of more than $1.5 billion, and whether the Dreamliner will ever get off the ground.
Posted In: Airlines

Wall Street won't cooperate with reform

Hugh Johnson, chief economist from Johnson Illington Advisors, talks with Bill Radke about what corporate profits hit the most impact and what President Obama wants to get out of Wall Street.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Where climate may hurt U.S. southeast

A report by international-aid agency Oxfam looks at the Southeastern U.S. and its vulnerability to climate change. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Europeans call on reducing euro's value

The dollar's diminishing value means U.S. consumers buy less from Europeans, so an adviser to French President Nicolas Sarkozy is calling for a stop to the greenback's slide. John Dimsdale reports.

Mervyn King seeks to split U.K. banks

European correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about why Mervyn King, head of the Bank of England, is calling for the break up of big banks in the U.K.

Lessons from Ed Asner as he plays FDR

Actor Ed Asner talks with Bill Radke about his one-man show, "FDR," and what he remembers about Roosevelt, and what the former president could teach us about handling the recession.
Posted In: Entertainment

Insurers may lose anti-trust exemption

Health-insurance companies are exempt from anti-trust law, which means they can fix prices. But legislation may change that. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Health

TARP unlikely to bring taxpayer returns

A report from Neil Barofsky, special inspector general to the $700-billion bank bailout, says the TARP program was a success, but it's unlikely to pay off for taxpayers. Reporter Jeremy Hobson talks the details with Bill Radke.

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Vampire Weekend
The MC vs. The Instrumental (Instrumental)
None Shall Pass
Aesop Rock

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