Jul 11, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 11, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 11, 2011

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Deadlocked debt talks may move past 'grand bargains'

Jul 11, 2011
The national debt debates halted over the weekend as Congressional Democrats and Republicans reached a stalemate over tax cuts. As the deadline for a solution approaches, are investors getting nervous?

The unaccounted risk of fossil fuel investments

Jul 11, 2011
A study from accounting firm KPMG urges a close look at fossil fuel risks.

The economic impact of Syrian refugee camps in Turkey

Jul 11, 2011
About 10,000 Syrians have fled to refugee camps in Turkey following a violent government crackdown on dissent. The influx has created some economic activity in Turkey, but many say there could be a bigger impact if refugee assistance programs patronized local businesses.

Is Italy the new Greece?

Jul 11, 2011
While European Union officials continue to discuss Greece's debt crisis, many are switching their focus to the worsening situation in Italy following Silvio Berlusconi's public spat with his finance minister.

U.S. regulators in China hoping to audit Chinese firms

Jul 11, 2011
Regulators from the U.S. will talk with Chinese officials about auditing Chinese firms that want to sell shares in America. After reports that some Chinese firms with U.S. listings have turned up a little shady, the Chinese want to be sure that their corporate exports are squeaky clean.

Turning a profit on government bailouts

Jul 11, 2011
Fortune magazine's Allan Sloan explains his definition of a profit from the bailout, and how that profit will affect American taxpayers.

The difference between a $2 trillion and a $4 trillion deficit cut

Jul 11, 2011
Mark Zandi, chief economist with Moody's Analytics, explains the political differences between the two options for deficit cutting, and what it would mean to miss the August 2 deadline.

Australia proposes carbon tax

Jul 11, 2011
Australia's newly proposed carbon tax would be one of the most ambitious carbon plans outside of the European Union. But with the world's biggest polluters unwilling to cap their greenhouse gas emissions, many Australians are rallying against the proposed tax.

Investors prepare for a debt deal

Jul 11, 2011
Julia Coronado, chief economist with investment bank BNP Paribas, explains how investors are preparing for the possible debt debate conclusions, and how the markets could react.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC