Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 23, 2009
Oct 23, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 23, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 23, 2009

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U.K. economy shrinks unexpectedly

Oct 23, 2009
The latest GDP report out of Britain says the economy there shrank in the third quarter, surprising many economists. European correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Steve Chiotakis about what's behind the numbers.

Survey: College grads unprofessional

Oct 23, 2009
A new survey says prospective employers think recent college graduates are disrespectful and don't have a good work ethic. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Stimulus projects stuck on the ground

Oct 23, 2009
The first stimulus-funded road project started in March. While that project is almost done, many others are not. Elizabeth Threlkeld reports.

Amazon profits on Kindle, online buying

Oct 23, 2009
Amazon's third-quarter profit is up 62 percent. Reporter Jeremy Hobson talks with Bill Radke about why the online king's earnings are so high and what's going on in its book price war with Wal-mart.

Big Apple goes green with new jobs

Oct 23, 2009
New York City plans to create 13,000 so-called green jobs over the next decade. Alisa Roth reports on what the Big Apple is planning to do.

TV show spotlights white-collar crime

Oct 23, 2009
Jeff Eastin, creator of the USA Network TV show "White Collar," talks with Bill Radke about why we glamorize white-collar criminals, and what he wants to show viewers.

Advocates fight for 'underbanked'

Oct 23, 2009
At a conference in Washington, consumer advocates and lawmakers will turn a spotlight on the so-called "underbanked," people who don't even have a bank account. Mitchell Hartman reports.

Nokia wants a piece of Apple's pie

Oct 23, 2009
Andrew Ward of the Financial Times talks with Steve Chiotakis about Nokia's legal challenge against Apple, which alleges intellectual property abuse.

Bernanke presses Congress on reform

Oct 23, 2009
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke at the Boston Fed's annual conference, urging action on regulation. Reporter Jeremy Hobson talks with Steve Chiotakis about what Bernanke wants to happen.

Noise in Microsoft's numbers

Oct 23, 2009
Jim Dunigan, chief investment officer at PNC Wealth Management, talks with Steve Chiotakis about Microsoft's earnings, and whether the pay czar limiting executive compensation sets a dangerous precedent.

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 23, 2009

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC