Oct 26, 2007

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 26, 2007

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 26, 2007

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A salesman at heart

Oct 26, 2007
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts may be a nonprofit, but CEO Reynold Levy still needs to "sell" the business to grow in a competitive market. He discusses enterprising in the second part of his interview with Kai Ryssdal.

Will 'Leopard' change spotty Mac sales?

Oct 26, 2007
Apple released the new operating system "Leopard" today, which allows easy switches between Windows and Mac applications. Alisa Roth reports this may encourage sales of Macs, which make up only 10 percent of computer purchases.

Oil back above $90 a barrel

Oct 26, 2007
Although it was below $87 a barrel this week, oil shot up to a record $92 a barrel this morning in Europe. Stephen Beard explores what's behind this latest spike.

Teleconferencing meets 21st century

Oct 26, 2007
Video-conferencing technology has had a reputation of being choppy at best. But Jill Barshay reports a new wave of "telepresence" systems are good enough to convince some companies not to spend money on plane tickets.

Goldman Sachs is promotion-happy

Oct 26, 2007
While most investment banks are struggling, Goldman Sachs is doing well enough to promote 299 employees to managing director. Amy Scott deciphers the true meaning behind the title.

It takes a big fish to catch a big fish

Oct 26, 2007
The annual Bisbee's Black & Blue sportfishing tournament attracts competitors wealthy enough to shrug off a $70,000 registration fee, or drop $1 million on a gold-encrusted lure. Dan Grech has more.

Testing the limits of charity

Oct 26, 2007
The heirs of the A&P supermarket fortune claim a $35 million donation given to Princeton University by their parents in 1961 wasn't used for its intended purpose. Jeremy Hobson reports on the court case that would determine if they can…

Strong economy at issue in Argentina

Oct 26, 2007
Argentinian presidential candidate Cristina Kirchner's biggest political hurdles have more to do with strong economic growth than any opponents. Rachel Hopkin reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC