Segments From this episode
President Obama is hitting a community college in Lorain County, Ohio today to deliver a town hall-style address on unemployment. The trip could be a good opportunity for the president to reconnect with the public. Dan Bobkoff reports.
China and the U.S. State Department are having a heated back-and-forth over Chinese Internet freedom. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Scott Tong about China's restrictions on censorship and its reaction to what it's called "information imperialism."
Republican pollster Frank Luntz has advised Environmental Defense Fund president Fred Krupp to frame the global warming pitch to the public in a way that highlights job creation and national security. Sarah Gardner reports.
The House Financial Services Committee is looking into ways to limit banker salaries and bonuses. The hearing is timed to grab some of the attention bonuses and bank earning statements are getting. lately. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's John Dimsdale.
For $4, Sundance fans can go to YouTube for any of five films available for rent from the festival. The site wants to rope in some indie cred to draw advertisers and eventually wants to charge for Hollywood films as well. Mitchell Hartman reports.
A recent study discredited a slew of stereotypes aimed at Latino workers who move to small rural towns. But in some areas, an increase in Hispanic migrants is straining school and hospital systems. Jeff Tyler reports.
President Obama announced new financial regulation proposals that would limit the scope and size of banks to reduce risk-taking. How will the new regulations affect banking on a global scale? Christopher Werth reports.
A lot of today's earnings reports are beating analysts' expectations. What does that say about the economy? Steve Chiotakis gets further analysts from Chris Low, chief economist at FTN Financial.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 22, 2010