Sep 18, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, September 18, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, September 18, 2009

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SEC proposes ban on flash trading

Sep 18, 2009
The SEC has proposed a ban on flash trading, which allows some traders to see an order to buy or sell stock a fraction of a second before it's revealed publicly. The SEC is concerned about the practice providing an…

National grocery stores in price war

Sep 18, 2009
Food prices are on the decline in grocery stores across the country. Lower gas prices are one cause; cash-strapped customers are another. Stacey Vanek-Smith goes shopping.
Renae Geraldi, left, and C.J. Miller shop for groceries at Lorenzo's Supermarket in North Miami, Fla.
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Biz owner: 'Get everybody insured'

Sep 18, 2009
To business owner Brian England, the health of workers in his Columbia, Md. auto care business is a top priority. He tells his story and explains why everybody should get health care in our latest installment of "The Cure."

Biz owner: Insure several, or just one?

Sep 18, 2009
If business owner Kristina Runciman offers health care to one of her employees with pre-existing conditions, she can't give insurance to anyone else on staff. She tells her story in this installment of "The Cure."

Is Europe more worldly in business?

Sep 18, 2009
A survey ranking top brands throughout the world listed U.S. companies at the top. But in China, European brands outranked several top American companies. Scott Tong explores why Europeans may think more globally in business.

Dairy farmers face shrinking paychecks

Sep 18, 2009
An over supply of milk and a drop in international demand have sent prices paid to farmers to their lowest levels in 30 years. Farmers are blaming lack of competition -- and getting the Justice Department involved. John Dillon reports.

U.K. debt deeper than expected

Sep 18, 2009
For the British government, tax revenues have slumped and public spending on items like unemployment pay is soaring. This amounts to a higher debt in the U.K. than many economists were expecting. Stephen Beard reports.

Fed could get involved in bankers' pay

Sep 18, 2009
The Federal Reserve is looking at a proposal that would require Fed approval on policies that set the pay of bank workers. Would this reduce risky behavior? Amy Scott reports, and Steve Chiotakis talks to Richard DeKaser of Woodley Park…

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC