Jun 18, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 18, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 18, 2010

Segments From this episode

Reporter's Notebook: Meeting the Long-Term Unemployed

Jun 18, 2010
Getting back into the job market proves tough for workers in Chicago struggling against record-breaking trends in long-term unemployment.

Scientists see oily silver lining in BP leak

Jun 18, 2010
BP has pledged a half-billion dollars towards researching the biological impacts of the Gulf oil spill, which is helping some eco-scientists continue their projects.

Video: BP wallows in walrus woes

Jun 18, 2010
On this week's Marketplace Minute: BP woes and walruses, iPhone 4 preorder wars, deflation and early French retirement.

Estonia, Iceland wooed by E.U. despite economic troubles

Jun 18, 2010
European leaders meeting in Brussels have made encouraging moves toward Estonia and Iceland, despite both countries' substantial financial problems.

Europe will release bank stress test results

Jun 18, 2010
European leaders have agreed to publish the results of their bank stress tests, despite their preference to be more discreet.

Study: Big soda price hike means big sales drop

Jun 18, 2010
A new study shows a clear link between the price of soda and how much we drink. Will this help states' quest to pass a soda tax? Gregory Warner explains.

Toyota ranks 21st in list of auto brands

Jun 18, 2010
In a study ranking top auto brands, U.S. companies came out ahead of Toyota for the first time in several years.

A visit to a Chicago job fair

Jun 18, 2010
Mitchell Hartman talks to senior executive assistant Marsha Gooden as she goes on a search for new employment.

Will Facebook profits cause it to go public?

Jun 18, 2010
Reuters reports Facebook is making up to $800 million in revenue. Scott Austin, editor of Dow Jones VentureWire, explains why that's a big deal.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC