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Feb 22, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, February 22, 2013

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An election this weekend in Italy could return a familiar figure to power: Silvio Berlusconi. The official news agency in China is reporting that the government will tax carbon emissions. Boeing representatives are meeting with officials from the Federal Aviation Administration today to hash out when the grounded 787 Dreamliners can get back in the air. Every day the planes are on the ground is a costly day for Boeing.

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How long would it take to see all of the Oscar-nominated films?

Feb 22, 2013
WSJ's Jason Bellini sets out to calculate how long it would take someone to actually see every film nominated for an Oscar this year -- and how much would it cost?

Boeing to FAA: Let us fly

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Feb 22, 2013
Boeing meets with the Federal Aviation Administration on Friday to hash out when it might get its grounded fleet of 787’s back in the air.

China considers carbon tax, will U.S. consumers foot the bill?

Feb 22, 2013
The official news agency in China is reporting that the government will tax carbon emissions.

Forget 'going for the gold', Olympics are a hassle

Feb 22, 2013
The U.S. Olympic Committee has invited 35 mayors to bid for the 2024 Olympics, but the cost of just applying is more than most cities want to spend.

Europe faces up to the cost of austerity

Feb 22, 2013
Today, the European Commission said the euro zone will shrink another 0.3 percent in 2013, which is deeper and longer lasting than originally expected.

In Nevada, online gambling poised to go interstate

Feb 22, 2013
Online gambling is poised to go interstate, thanks to a fast-tracked bill in Nevada that Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) signed in to law on Thursday.

As gas prices rise, consumers take their foot off the pedal

Feb 22, 2013
The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is up to $3.78, according to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report.

PODCAST: Cramming for the Oscars, a giant goldfish

Feb 22, 2013
How long would it take to watch every single film nominated for this year's Oscars, the hassle of hosting the Olympics, and a goldfish that might scare the house cat.

Italy election: Bombastic billionaire Berlusconi versus austerity

Feb 22, 2013
Italian media magnate and former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is seeking re-election at the polls this weekend. But will the country take him back or stick with their austerity agenda?

An election this weekend in Italy could return a familiar figure to power: Silvio Berlusconi. The official news agency in China is reporting that the government will tax carbon emissions. Boeing representatives are meeting with officials from the Federal Aviation Administration today to hash out when the grounded 787 Dreamliners can get back in the air. Every day the planes are on the ground is a costly day for Boeing.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC