Feb 15, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, February 15, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, February 15, 2010

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Europe to lay down plans for Greece

Feb 15, 2010
European finance ministers meet in Brussels today under pressure to spell out concrete steps for rescuing Greece. The debt crisis there is still troubling the markets. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard.

Ultrasound that fits in your pocket

Feb 15, 2010
Ultrasound machines aren't traditionally the most convenient technology to carry around. Not anymore: General Electric is releasing vScan, which isn't much bigger than an iPhone. Jennifer Collins explores the benefits of the device.

Digital killed the vinyl-scratch star

Feb 15, 2010
Vinyl records were once the DJ's weapon of choice, but new technology is making the once-revolutionary instrument obsolete by emulating the scratches and whirs of a live turntable. Kevin Ferguson explains how it works.

Stock opportunities in Toyota's turmoil

Feb 15, 2010
Toyota faces a lot of fallout from its recent recalls. But some investors are able to make money buying stock when a company is in trouble. Alisa Roth reports whether stockholders can still turn a profit on the flailing car company.

Surprisingly good for a soup kitchen

Feb 15, 2010
Most soup kitchens invoke thoughts of vats of somewhat unappealing slop. But the high quality of food at Miriam's Kitchen in Washington, D.C. has attracted widespread attention. Alexis Kenyon reports.

Fashion Week tries on carbon offsets

Feb 15, 2010
Organizers of New York's Fashion Week are embracing carbon offsets by shelling out $20,000 to lower the events' carbon footprint. But some worry these offsets are taking focus off the major carbon emissions of the week. Jennifer Collins reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC