Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 19, 2010
Mar 19, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 19, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 19, 2010

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Why investors still listen to Greenspan

Mar 19, 2010
Former Fed Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan presents a paper today that looks back at the banking crisis and what he thinks went wrong. But why should people listen if they think he's partly to blame? Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Brett Neely.

A look into the U.S.-China yuan debate

Mar 19, 2010
The U.S. and China continue their intense argument over China's currency issues. Where is the conflict heading? Steve Chiotakis talks to former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

Ag business opens door for immigrants

Mar 19, 2010
A congressional bill would provide immigrant farm workers a path to citizenship if they continue to work in agriculture. Farm management leaders say the move is vital to their industry. Jeff Tyler explains why.

U.K. explores wiretaps on trader cells

Mar 19, 2010
U.K. financial regulator are exploring eavesdropping as a way to crack down on insider trading. But the idea is being met with a wave of skepticism. Stephen Beard reports.

De Silva: Don't hurt Olympics funding

Mar 19, 2010
Brazilian lawmakers want to take revenue from Rio de Janeiro's oil taxes and spread it to needy parts of the country. But Brazilian President Luiz Inacio da Silva says that could threaten money Rio was counting on for the Olympics. Bob Moon reports.

Rio Tinto, China collaborate on iron ore

Mar 19, 2010
Mining company Rio Tinto has signed a deal with a Chinese company to work together on a major iron ore project in Africa. The news could thaw relations between the Chinese government and Rio Tinto after the two sides froze each other out last year. Scott Tong reports.

Cutting through red tape in space

Mar 19, 2010
With commercial firms vying to launch astronauts to the space station and tourists into low-earth orbit, the issue of how to regulate safety is heating up. NASA and the FAA have taken the issue to Capitol Hill. Brett Neely reports.

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 19, 2010

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC