May 28, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, May 28, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, May 28, 2010

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Obama returns to oil spill as BP 'top kill' effort continues

May 28, 2010
President Obama gets a first-hand look at oil spill damage and BP tries new tricks as it continues "top kill" plug.

iPad released to enthused buyers in U.K., Japan

May 28, 2010
The iPad makes a much-anticipated debut to customers overseas.

Why we might not have built the Hoover Dam today

May 28, 2010
The Hoover Dam's completion 75 years ago marked one of the biggest public works projects in the U.S. and a win for jobs and electricity. But experts say the Dam would not pass today's environmental guidelines.

Will Europe drag U.S. into double-dip recession?

May 28, 2010
How badly is the economic recovery here in the U.S. endangered by Europe's credit problems? Deeper analysis from former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

VIDEO: Gushing and budget crushing

May 28, 2010
This week: BP oil spill, the Continental/United merger, Spain's spending cuts, Sex and the City 2, and Apple versus Microsoft.

Bonds trading at Lehman-collapse highs

May 28, 2010
The cost of borrowing in the bond markets is at its highest since the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

Ariz. immigration law's impact on labor

May 28, 2010
Arizona's new law targeting undocumented immigrants hasn't taken effect yet, but activists aren't waiting. Tomorrow, protesters take to the streets in Arizona and 22 other states. Some of those marching in solidarity will be union leaders. Jeff Tyler reports.

Euro soccer to curb excess spending

May 28, 2010
A lot of the biggest soccer clubs in Europe are in debt and facing bankruptcy. So the organization that governs Euro soccer has agreed on some new rules designed to stop clubs from spending more than they take in.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC