Jul 9, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 9, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 9, 2010

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Why the yuan's value matters to U.S.

Jul 9, 2010
The Obama administration has stopped short of calling China a currency manipulator. The Treasury Department issued the report on China's currency yesterday. Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks the details with Stacey Vanek-Smith.

An ode to Ford's Mercury line

Jul 9, 2010
The clock is ticking on Ford's Mercury line. The automaker announced it would end production of Mercurys later this year. Contributor Hank Rosenfeld reflects on the car, which helped make him who he is.

Will oil well partners help pay for spill?

Jul 9, 2010
BP has said it will pay for the oil disaster in the Gulf. And it's asking two partners to help. Anadarko Petroleum and Mitsui Oil Exploration own 35% the destroyed well. And BP contends they're liable for 35% of the costs. Krissy Clark reports the companies aren't necessarily reaching for their checkbooks.

A look at a strange week on Wall Street

Jul 9, 2010
Chris Low, chief economist with FTN Financial, talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about how we're transitioning from a recovery to an expansion, and how the economy is doing.

SF delays vote on banning pet sales

Jul 9, 2010
San Franciscans argued late into the night about whether to ban the sale of all pets -- except fish -- in the city limits. After five hours of heated testimony, the city's Commission on Animal Control and Welfare decided to delay a vote on the issue. April Dembosky reports.

Is more regulation the answer?

Jul 9, 2010
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich talks with Steve Chiotakis about why deregulation has had some benefits and drawbacks, and whether we're headed for a new era of regulation.

Google's 'confident' it'll stay in China

Jul 9, 2010
Google CEO Eric Schmidt now says he's "confident" China will all the company to keep operating in China. So if you're keeping score: First the company pulled its search engine out of China. Then it sought to keep its license to operate in the country. Scott Tong reports.

EADS bids on building Air Force crafts

Jul 9, 2010
Europe correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Steve Chiotakis about EADS' proposal to build expensive aircraft for the U.S. Air Force, the latest move in a bitter dispute over a $35 billion military contract.

Rich more likely to walk from homes

Jul 9, 2010
Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about why the wealthy are more likely to walk away from their homes than other people.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC