Oct 30, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 30, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 30, 2009

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China to lift ban on U.S. pork

Oct 30, 2009
In the midst of trade talks with the U.S., China will lift its ban on American pork imports. Scott Tong reports.

Is bailout job creation tally accurate?

Oct 30, 2009
The White House will release its latest data on the jobs created by the federal bailout fund. But some wonder how accurate those numbers are. Rico Gagliano reports.

Another year of high unemployment?

Oct 30, 2009
Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about the unemployment picture, and possible solutions to create jobs.

Oil giant BP faces more safety issues

Oct 30, 2009
British Petroleum is expected to be hit today with the biggest fine in the history of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Stephen Beard reports.

Could Ford turn a profit this quarter?

Oct 30, 2009
Ford will report earnings this quarter, and some analysts think the company could actually give us a surprise. Alisa Roth reports.

Facebook wins anti-spam legal victory

Oct 30, 2009
A California court has awarded Facebook $711 million in damages in an anti-spam case. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Which country sleeps the least?

Oct 30, 2009
Which industrialized country's citizens spend the least amount of time asleep per night? Stephan Richter of TheGlobalist.com quizzes Bill Radke.

Jackson helps boost Sony's bottom line

Oct 30, 2009
Sony is reporting a loss for the third straight quarter. But the tech giant's outlook for the year is getting a lift thanks to the King of Pop. Jennifer Collins reports.

Consumer spending drops in September

Oct 30, 2009
Lance Pan, director of investment research at Capital Advisors Group, talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about what the dip in consumer spending means for economic growth in the fourth quarter.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC