Mar 12, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 12, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 12, 2010

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Report: Lehman used fuzzy accounting

Mar 12, 2010
A bankruptcy examiner in the Lehman Brothers case has officially outlined the final days of that firm. Marketplace's Alisa Roth talks with Steve Chiotakis about what's in the 2,200-page report and what happens next.

Is water filtration awash in potential?

Mar 12, 2010
More than a hundred companies are set to display their water filtration systems at a trade show in Orlando. Caitlan Carroll reports on whether the industry can succeed.

Snow doesn't stop shoppers

Mar 12, 2010
The Commerce Department says February retail sales rose 0.3%. David Wyss, chief economist at Standard & Poor's, talks with Steve Chiotakis about how important the retail sales number is and which stores experienced big increases.

FDA weighs approving diabetes drug

Mar 12, 2010
The Food and Drug Administrating is expected to decide whether to approve a new drug for diabetes that diabetics could inject once a week. Gregory Warner reports.

N.Y., London tie for best financial hub

Mar 12, 2010
A report compiled by a British consulting firm finds that New York has tied London as the best place for banking and finance. Europe correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Bill Radke about why London has lost its footing as top financial dog.

Solar may soon power Indian rickshaws

Mar 12, 2010
Traffic congestion clogs the streets in Delhi, which was one of the first Indian cities to fuel its rickshaws with compressed natural gas to cut down on smog. Now it plans to go a step further. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.

Money threatens WTC site development

Mar 12, 2010
There's still a big hole in the ground at the site of the World Trade Center in Manhattan because of a stalemate between the site's developer and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Marketplace Minute With Bill Radke 3/12

Mar 12, 2010
This week: Who is Carlos Slim, the anniversary of stocks hitting rock bottom, Prius mileage, and "The Hurt Locker" wins the Oscar for Best Picture.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC