Feb 8, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, February 8, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, February 8, 2010

Segments From this episode

Senate shifts focus to jobs creation

Feb 8, 2010
This week, the Senate will take up a bill designed to encourage employers to hire new workers. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's John Dimsdale about what incentives small businesses can expect if it's passed.

Should we trust Social Security?

Feb 8, 2010
The Social Security 2009 Annual Trustees' report will come out between now and April, and it's expected to announce the program is in a money hole. Steve Chiotakis talks to Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan about the health of Social Security.

Finding appeal in the America's Cup

Feb 8, 2010
Two sail-worthy billionaires from different countries will race against each other off the coast of Valencia, Spain to win the America's Cup. Jeremy Hobson explores the appeal of the competition for sail fans and folks with money.

Budget could extend COBRA subsidy

Feb 8, 2010
Last March, Congress began offering a 65 percent subsidy on premiums for COBRA, the expensive health care program for ex-employees. So far, the move has encouraged healthier people to sign up. Gregory Warner reports.

However you say it, it's still Pepsi

Feb 8, 2010
While Pepsi sat out the Super Bowl this year, it did work on its buzz over in Spain and Latin America with a play on mispronunciation. Mitchell Hartman rep-p-p-ports.

Investors fretting over Europe's debts

Feb 8, 2010
G7 finance ministers have tried to reassure markets that they have Europe's debt crisis under control. Bob Moon talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about investors' main concerns.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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