Jul 19, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 19, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 19, 2010

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Lobbyists prepare for new financial reform landscape

Jul 19, 2010
It may take some time before we really know the effects of the financial reform bill. But whatever changes may come, lobbyists will be ready.

BP regroups as well begins seeping oil

Jul 19, 2010
The capped BP well in the Gulf of Mexico is seeping oil, and oil giant and U.S. government are at odds about what to do next.

JP Morgan threatens to leave U.K. over bank tax

Jul 19, 2010
Responding to the U.K. bank tax, JP Morgan could scrap plans for a new $2 billion headquarters in London.

Passenger plane sales could fly higher this year

Jul 19, 2010
At this year's Farnborough Air Show, the aircraft industry is showing a little more confidence.

Report: Government made car dealerships close too fast

Jul 19, 2010
A new report on the financial bailout program says the government pressured car companies to close too many dealerships too fast, which may have had a detrimental effect on the economy.

Ad campaign softens image of climate scientists

Jul 19, 2010
To help ease the tension of the recent "ClimateGate" investigation, a new ad campaign is trying to soften the image of climate scientists.

$1B cocoa bean purchase pushes price up to 33-year high

Jul 19, 2010
British investor Anthony Ward has purchased $1 billion worth of cocoa beans. This could have an bitter effect on the price of chocolate bars.

Obama calls for unemployment benefit extension

Jul 19, 2010
President Obama called on senators to approve extended unemployment benefits for 2.5 million Americans.

Globalist Quiz: African economic growth

Jul 19, 2010
Which group of African countries grew the most in terms of its economy last year: A. The oil exporters like Nigeria, B. The fragile states like Congo, C. The middle-income countries like South Africa, or D. Low-income countries like Zambia…

High rise in venture capitalism

Jul 19, 2010
Steve Chiotakis talks to Jessica Canning of Dow Jones VentureSource about a survey by VentureSource that showed a big jump in investing by venture capitals between April and July, and what that means for the economy.

For heart surgery, head for the border?

Jul 19, 2010
A few medical tourism groups want to bring more American patients to Mexican hospitals for more than cheap prescriptions and dental work. They're promoting top notch care for cheaper price tag than what the patient would get in the U.S.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC