Nov 13, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 13, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 13, 2009

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British Airways, Iberia agree to merge

Nov 13, 2009
British Airways and Spain's Iberia are merging to create the world's third-largest airline. Stephen Beard reports there are a few things to work out first.

Will the FHA need financial help?

Nov 13, 2009
The Federal Housing Administration's financial cushion has fallen to razor-thin levels. Where do we go from here? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

What can we expect for small biz?

Nov 13, 2009
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich talks with Steve Chiotakis about the plight of small businesses, and whether any help is in the offing.

Is the eurozone on path to recovery?

Nov 13, 2009
The eurozone is officially out of the recession. Economist Andrew Hilton talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about what is fueling its economic gains.

U.S. looks to balance exports, imports

Nov 13, 2009
President Obama is on a trip to Asia, where one of the big topics on his agenda will be trade. Mitchell Hartman reports.

New magazine focuses on nurses

Nov 13, 2009
A new lifestyle magazine aimed at nurses will soon hit stores. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on a push to bring a little glamor into hardworking nurses' lives.

White House seeks to raise debt limit

Nov 13, 2009
There's a limit on how much money the federal government can borrow. So the White House is asking Congress to hike up the national debt limit. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Why consumer confidence is down

Nov 13, 2009
Marshal Cohen, retail analyst for the NPD Group, talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about what to expect this holiday season.

Book has road map to fight hunger

Nov 13, 2009
A new book focuses on success stories in fighting hunger. Jeff Tyler reports some of the solutions are obvious while also overlooked.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC