Marketplace Minute

MID-DAY UPDATE: More job losses in September...

Oct 8, 2010
This morning, the Labor Department said federal, state and local governments cut more jobs than the private sector created. Non-farm employment...
Posted In: green-washing, Immigration, Marketplace Minute, mid-day update, population, Unemployment

Bank Bailout & Stimulus Spending: dynamic duo, or evil twins?

Oct 1, 2010
On trial today: the government's response to the financial crisis. The White House is officially evaluating the $800 billion stimulus program. ...
Posted In: bank bailout, fuel economy, Leaf, Marketplace Minute, mid-day update, Nissan, poem, stimulus, TARP

MID-DAY UPDATE: Stocks are booming this morning...

Sep 24, 2010
... because US businesses ordered more manufactured goods last month. Nice to end the week on good news....
Posted In: Bill Radke, computer virus, cotton, food prices, General Motors, GM, Marketplace Minute, mid-day update, Oprah, poem, St. Louis Arch, Waiting for Superman

MID-DAY UPDATE: Shareholders say yes to United + Continental ...

Sep 17, 2010
... What the merger means for flyers FDA mulls genetically-modified salmon London Fashion Week still pays off Art world finds a new market onli...
Posted In: art, Bill Radke, continental, Fashion Week, gentically modified food, London, Marketplace Minute, mid-day update, salmon, united

MID-DAY UPDATE: More Americans are tapping their retirement savings ...

Aug 20, 2010
Fidelity: Records numbers are raiding their 401(K)s American Airlines hit with record fine Transocean: BP's hiding info about the Gulf spill. BP...
Posted In: 401(k)s, American Airlines, BP, coffee, Elizabeth Warren, FAA, Fidelity, Gulf oil spill, Marketplace Minute, mid-day update, poem, rap, Retirement, Smuckers, Transocean

MID-DAY UPDATE: Retail sales rose in July...

Aug 13, 2010
... Great news if you like higher gas prices. Consumer prices rose, too. Did we mention higher gas prices? Severe school cutbacks will take not...
Posted In: BP, consumer prices, deflation, flight attendant, gas prices, Germany, inflation, iPad, JetBlue, Marketplace Minute, mid-day update, oil spill, oil spill T-shirts, retail sales, Rupert Murdoch, school cutbacks, Stephen Slater

U.S. economic growth slows...

Jul 30, 2010
GDP grew significantly less fast in the last three months. Are we sliding back into recession?...
Posted In: Chrysler, deflation, GDP, GM, Marketplace Minute, mid-day update, Obama, pensions, Tony Hayward

MIDDAY UPDATE: Oil feels so good when it stops

Jul 16, 2010
/**/ How do they decide how much of BP's oil spilled? Our reporter goes to NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab to find out. Big companies say they earn...
Posted In: BP, Earnings, Goldman Sachs, Marketplace Minute, Radke