Posted by Katharine Crnko

For Marketplace Morning Report, Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Today hot topic was gold, which reached a record high, priced at $1412.75 per ounce.

Marketplace Morning Report discussed what this means for the value of precious minerals, how this is a reaction to Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke's decision last week, and what it means for the global currency war.

We all know that the Dalai Lama has a profound spiritual impact on many people, but a recent study proves he could have an economic impact as well.

In our continuing series, Welcome to New York, Jeremy Hobson interviewed award-winning restaurateur and chef Daniel Boulud about his favorite food spots and why people shouldn't give up on the idea of fine dining even during a recession.

Some of Europe's biggest airlines could be hit with fines today totaling more than a billion dollars, over price fixing for air cargo.

Houston, Tex., is usually better known as a capital of Big Oil. But things may be changing. Wendy Siegle reports on the city's efforts to become a leader in the electric car race.

While most managed stock market funds have stayed level since the financial meltdown, one kind of investing has been on the rise: socially responsible investing. It's become a trustworthy approach for investors still scared to take a financial risk.

And finally -- Tony Hayward, former Chief Executive of BP, has been speaking to the BBC about the details of BP's actions during the Gulf oil spill.

Here are the songs we played:

  • Candyman (Featuring Frank Black) -- DJ CAM Buy
  • 1991 -- Crystal Castles Buy
  • What You Know (Explicit Album Version) -- T.I. Buy
  • Too High To Move -- Silent Village