Feb 26, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, February 26, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, February 26, 2010

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Leaders mull health summit ultimatums

Feb 26, 2010
After an uneasy day at President Obama's health care summit with with no agreement at hand, the president and congressional leaders are considering their options. Gregory Warner reports.

New Yorkers skeptical over cab-sharing

Feb 26, 2010
New York City begins a program today that will enable passengers to share a cab with total strangers along three specific routes. Jeremy Hobson spoke with passengers and cabbies who aren't so fond of the idea.

A horse sponsorship of a different color

Feb 26, 2010
Several cities across the country are eliminating their mounted police units in an effort to save money. But the city of Baltimore has found a creative way to keep its steeds galloping: corporate horse sponsorship. Cathy Duchamp reports.

Vaccines get help from tobacco plants

Feb 26, 2010
The global market for vaccines is expected to soon top $30 billion, but a new technology utilizing tobacco plants could change the market entirely. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Marketplace Minute with Bill Radke 2/26

Feb 26, 2010
This week: Bernanke speaks, Greeks protest, European airline workers strike, Heinz profits oozes slowly, and Hummer runs out of fuel.

Subsidies spike Puerto Rican rum war

Feb 26, 2010
The rivalry between rum brands Captain Morgan and Bacardi is flaring up in Puerto Rico over tax breaks and subsidies. Christopher Werth reports.

Youth reflect on Wall Street

Feb 26, 2010
Congress is debating ways to regulate Wall Street. But what about self regulation? In the first of a three-part series, Youth Radio presents this audio postcard from a meeting of the NYU Stern School of Business Ethics Society.

Panel revisits the financial meltdown

Feb 26, 2010
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission meets again today to take another look into what led to the financial meltdown. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Gregory Warner about how the hearings are going so far.

Where things stand with Greek bailout

Feb 26, 2010
Quentin Peel, The Financial Times' chief correspondent for Germany, talks with Bill Radke about why a new word has entered the Greek debt crisis debate: Nazis.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC