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Katharine Crnko Nov 5, 2010

Posted by Katharine Crnko

For Marketplace Morning Report, Friday, November 5, 2010

Today the U.S. Labor department released its unemployment statics. 151,000 jobs were created in October, but unemployment remained at 9.6 percent.

Stocks jumped especially high following the news that the Federal Reserve might let some banks boost their dividend payments to some investors.

Today Ron McNeil explained that fast-growing companies rely on overseas business for consistent growth.

President Obama will arrive in India’s commercial capital of Mumbai to pry open India’s markets to more U.S. businesses in defense, banking, retail and agriculture, and in the process create more jobs back home.

The World Cup is long over, but soccer fans in Seattle are still cheering. That’s because their MLS team, the Seattle Sounders, has given them the power to vote on team management, and the response has been a big hit.

Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s are famous for sitting in judgment on the credit worthiness of others. Now, the rating agencies face their own sort of downgrade.

An engine explosion damaged an Airbus A-380 in mid-flight yesterday. Will the engine maker, Rolls-Royce, come under scrutiny?

And finally — With the new Republican-controlled House, many have wondered how climate change and clean energy legislation will be effected.

Here are the songs we played:

  • African Velvet — Air Buy
  • Dem Know (Album Version) — CopperpotBuy
  • Baby (Feat. Tommy Brenneck & Rodrigo Ursaia) — The Phenomenal Handclap Band Buy
  • Skills [Explicit] — Gang Starr Buy
  • Mista President — The Souljazz Orchestra Buy

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