Jul 23, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 23, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 23, 2010

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Twitter to open data center in Utah hoping Fail Whale won't follow

Jul 23, 2010
Twitter is making an attempt to put the Fail Whale to rest by building its own data center.

Senate Democrats switch focus off climate change bill

Jul 23, 2010
Senate Democrats have given up on passing a major climate change bill this summer in favor of more popular items, like oil spill regulation.

VIDEO: No summer break for bad credit

Jul 23, 2010
This week: Killer earnings, Bad credit's not turning, climate issues still burning, and don't sit under a coconut tree.

Europe's stress test ignoring default scenario

Jul 23, 2010
Regulators in London will give a grade to more than 90 banks in Europe. But critics say the stress tests ignore a eurozone restructuring/default scenario.

New for-profit college loan rules consider students' earning potential

Jul 23, 2010
The Department of Education is proposing some controversial new rules for for-profit colleges. The industry's been under attack for heavy student debt loads.

Kindle isn't kind to poetry

Jul 23, 2010
Former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins talks to Bill Radke about why electronic reading devices aren't well-suited to poetry.

Umemployment could stay this high for a decade

Jul 23, 2010
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich gives a forecast for unemployment and denotes what a healthy level of unemployment should look like.

Parting shots with Scott Tong

Jul 23, 2010
Steve Chiotakis talks to Scott Tong, Marketplace's outgoing China correspondent who will be reporting from Washington D.C. soon, about his final thoughts on the country he covered for 3.5 years.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC