Mar 5, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 5, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 5, 2010

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Signs say Greek crisis may be easing

Mar 5, 2010
As Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou heads to Berlin seeking debt help from German officials, positive signs are emerging for Greece's situation. Stephen Beard explores why investors may be feeling a little better.

Why people went back to the movies

Mar 5, 2010
While many industries struggled in last year's troubled economic climate, the box office thrived, thanks in part to new technology that made a visit to the theater more alluring. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Behind the politics of financial reform

Mar 5, 2010
The White House's plan for financial regulatory reform has not gotten a warm reception so far in Congress. What are the chances of passage? Steve Chiotakis talks to former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

Jobs bills tackled with sense of urgency

Mar 5, 2010
The Senate isn't expected to consider the House's just-passed $15 billion revised jobs bill until next week. But Nancy Marshall Genzer reports Congress wants to show it's doing something to put Americans to work.

India coming up in animation world

Mar 5, 2010
India's IT sector is often perceived as just an outlet for outsourced technical drudge work. But its recent animation work on Avatar and other upcoming films is helping the industry shape a much more impressive image. Raymond Thibodeux reports.

Marketplace Minute with Bill Radke 3/5

Mar 5, 2010
This week: Greece's debt problems, the Bunning block, the post-office funk, more car recalls, and shopping through the snow.

Google shifting its mood on China

Mar 5, 2010
Almost two months after Google complained about China's Web controls and threatened to leave the country, the search engine seems to be changing its mind. Scott Tong explores the role diplomacy has played in Google's sea change.

How does Greece's debt affect the U.S.?

Mar 5, 2010
Bill Radke talks to Washington Post staff writer Neil Irwin about why and how Greece's debt troubles affect us in the U.S.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC