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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 28, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 28, 2009

A look at GDP, durable goods

Jack De Gan, principal and senior adviser at Harbor Advisory, talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about what to expect with the GDP number, and what the increase in durable goods means.
Posted In: Wall Street

Fraud is a small part of health reform

A Senate committee will look at health-care fraud, which is one of the biggest money-wasters in the U.S. medical system. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Health

World Series may be capitalism lesson

The Philadelphia Phillies take on the New York Yankees in the World Series. Jeremy Hobson reports this particular match-up may have just a little something to do with free-market capitalism.
Posted In: Sports

U.K. lender Northern Rock to be split up

European regulators have approved a plan to split Britain's nationalized lender Northern Rock in two. Stephen Beard reports.

Credit-card issuers rush to raise fees

L.A. Times business columnist David Lazarus talks with Bill Radke about how credit-card companies are raising fees before new rules limiting interest-rate hikes go into effect, and what consumers can do about it.

Plan B for climate-change agreement

Negotiations leading up to December's climate-change summit are not going smoothly. So what can the summit still achieve? John Dimsdale reports.

GMAC seeks more taxpayer dollars

GMAC, best known as the former financing arm of General Motors, is asking for more U.S. aid, on top of the $12.5 billion it has already received. Reporter Ashley Milne-Tyte talks the details with Stacey Vanek-Smith.

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Dirty Blonde (Album Version)
The Bad Plus
I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl
Nina Simone