Jan 21, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 21, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 21, 2011

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Larry Page named new Google CEO

Jan 21, 2011
Google surprised Wall Street and Silicon Valley yesterday with the news that co-founder Larry Page will take over as the company's new CEO. Steve Henn as more.

GE CEO expected to chair new Presidential advisory council

Jan 21, 2011
President Obama is expected to name GE CEO and chairman Jeffrey Immelt head a new advisory council -- the Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.

EU carbon credit theft encourages tighter control

Jan 21, 2011
European officials are investigating the disappearance of around 2 million carbon credits. The theft has disrupted Europe's $120 billion-a-year market to trade pollution credits. Stephen Beard explains.

Jill Schelsinger: The value of the CEO

Jan 21, 2011
This week was dominated by CEO-turnover news. First Steve Jobs announce his medical leave of absence from Apple, next we had news from HP. Google's Eric Schmidt announced today that co-founder Larry Page will be in the next CEO of…

Chris Low: This week in banking

Jan 21, 2011
Jeremy Hobson speaks to Chris Low, chief economist at FTN Financial about this week in banking news.

Sellers of asset-backed securities must reveal all

Jan 22, 2011
As of next January, the SEC says sellers of securities backed by mortgages, credit cards and student loans must disclose what's in them.

'Poison pill' tactic used to fend off hostile takeover

Jan 22, 2011
Two companies are currently in a legal battle that could dramatically alter the way publicly traded companies change hands in the U.S. One company is using the "poison pill" tactic, which increases the number of shares to make a takeover…

Placing an economic value on a species

Jan 22, 2011
Canada -- home to two-thirds of the total polar bear population left on earth -- is debating putting the species on an at-risk list. That would mean trying to place an economic value on the animal.

QR codes bridge real life with cyberspace

Jan 22, 2011
Little black and white squares have started popping up in magazines, on billboards and storefronts. They're called QR codes, and are aimed at linking the online world with the real world.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC