Jun 4, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 4, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 4, 2010

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Wal-Mart offers degree program to workers

Jun 4, 2010
Employees of the retail giant can work towards an associate or bachelor's degree at American Public University, an online school.

Markets cheer Kan's election

Jun 4, 2010
New Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan inherits what many call a "lost economy. So far, the markets seem to think he can turn it around.

Google admits it was wrong to collect WiFi data

Jun 4, 2010
Google has begun handing over personal and commercial data collected during its street view service in European countries, which may have included bank account numbers.

Is shallow Gulf oil drilling safer?

Jun 4, 2010
In the wake of the BP leak, the U.S. will soon order shallow water rigs in the Gulf of Mexico to temporarily shut down. Is shallow drilling safer?

Economy adds 431,000 new jobs in May

Jun 4, 2010
The Labor Department says the U.S. produced 431,000 jobs in May, a jobless rate drop of 9.7% over 9.9% in April.

Gillette, Schick go blade-to-blade

Jun 4, 2010
The Gillette's latest razor is finally hitting store shelves after months of hype, and the skirmish pits the consumer products behemoth against Schick, a smaller but still formidable challenger.

Study: Financial incentive pushes doctors to prescribe chemo

Jun 4, 2010
A new breast cancer study finds a link between the way private oncologists get paid and how much chemotherapy they prescribe.

VIDEO: Where's Bill???

Jun 4, 2010
This week: Bill Radke explains why he's not in the loop.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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