Jul 8, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 8, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 8, 2011

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The last shuttle for innovation

Jul 8, 2011
The space program's incubated hundreds of innovations from medicine to sports.

Tabloid scandal could impact future News Corp. deals

Jul 8, 2011
British Prime Minister David Cameron held a press conference today where he said British politicians should not have ignored the phone hacking scandal. And Cameron also discussed how the issue could impact a major acquisition by Rupert Murdoch.

Where the jobs are: car towns

Jul 8, 2011
Auto makers both domestic and foreign are hiring in the U.S. as they expand production of small, high-mileage cars.

Small island has big ambitions in space

Jul 8, 2011
The Isle of Man lies in the Irish Sea between Britain and Ireland. The tiny tax haven is drawing in companies involved in the space tourism industry.

South Sudan plans for the 'little things' it takes to start a country

Jul 8, 2011
Tomorrow, the Republic of South Sudan will become the 193rd country of the world. But it takes more than just a name to become a country, as the BBC's Peter Martell explains.

Will investors flip for Zillow?

Jul 8, 2011
Online real estate company Zillow has released some more details about its planned initial public offering. But with the housing market in shambles, is the timing right for a real estate website to go public?
Real estate Web sites like Zillow let you view housing prices in your area.
zillow.com

Job growth expected, but not in all sectors

Jul 8, 2011
Today we'll get the official jobs report from the Labor Department. Early estimates from economists are predicting that the economy added north of 100,000 jobs in June -- but that growth isn't happening everywhere.

A lack of weapons, ammunition add to the Libyan unrest

Jul 8, 2011
Libyan rebels continue to rally against Colonel Gaddafi and his supporters, despite a shortage in arms and ammunition.

Jobs barely rise, but not all hope is lost

Jul 8, 2011
Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large at CBS/MoneyWatch, takes a look at today's job report from the Labor Department, and shares her hopes for a continued recovery.

Will today's weak jobs report impact the debt debates?

Jul 8, 2011
Chris Low, chief economist with FTN Financial, explains today's jobs report from the Labor Department, and how the numbers could affect the debt talks in Washington.

Will a 9.2% unemployment rate add up to new calls for more stimulus?

Jul 8, 2011
Liberal economists say we're already seeing what happens when stimulus runs out: today's jobs report shows that government cut 39,000 jobs in June.

Goolsbee: Keep jobs report out of debt talks

Jul 8, 2011
The chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors tells Marketplace that lawmakers 'shouldn't be using data as a leverage point for negotiations' about the debt ceiling. But the weak jobs report should be 'a call to action' for…

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC