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Aug 7, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, August 7, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, August 7, 2009

Segments From this episode

Program keeps historic homes alive

Aug 7, 2009
Imagine living in a house rent or mortgage free. The catch: renovate it at your own expense. Cathy Duchamp reports on Maryland's historic home curator program.

U.S.-China trade spat brewing on tires

Aug 7, 2009
A trade spat between the U.S. and China is on the agenda in Washington. A U.S. trade representative is holding a hearing on tires and whether China exports too many to the U.S. Scott Tong reports.

Etiquette advice for the unemployed

Aug 7, 2009
Being unemployed can raise a lot of financial and emotional problems, as well as questions of etiquette. Adriene Hill reports.

Why AIG's 2nd-quarter earnings are up

Aug 7, 2009
Financial giant AIG is reporting its first profit since 2007. The troubled insurer says it made $1.8 billion in the second quarter. Mitchell Hartman reports on the company's crawl out of its bailout hole.

Used car dealers aren't clunker crazy

Aug 7, 2009
Cash for Clunkers is being refueled with $2 billion. Dealerships are anxious for the program to go forward. Car sales are up because of the plan. But Stacey Vanek-Smith reports not every car lot is clunker crazy.
Cars traded in as part of the Cash for Clunkers program are parked at the Team Ford dealership in Las Vegas, Nev.
Ethan Miller/Getty Images

A V-shaped recovery for Germany?

Aug 7, 2009
Exports in Germany jumped 7% in June, and industrial orders continued to rise. Christopher Werth reports on whether the country is headed toward a V-shaped recovery.

What's good about the jobless numbers

Aug 7, 2009
Employers cut far fewer jobs than expected last month and the July unemployment rate came down from 9.5% to 9.4%. Reporter Jeremy Hobson talks with Bill Radke about how good this news really is, and how the rate dropped if…

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC