Jul 25, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 25 , 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 25 , 2011

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Deficit-reduction plan could bring cuts to college financial aid

Jul 25, 2011
The government makes a profit off of student loans, but some say government aid helps to push college tuition higher.

How Wall Street helped to plunder the newspaper industry

Jul 25, 2011
Former newspaper editor James O'Shea talks about the Wall Street deals that he believes helped bring down the great American newspaper.

AT&T presses its case for merger

Jul 25, 2011
The giant phone company delivers more data to the Federal Communications Commission to support its argument that a merger with T-Mobile will improve service and even cut costs for consumers.

Wall Street waits to see what happens with debt talks

Jul 25, 2011
New York bureau chief Heidi Moore discusses why markets aren't panicking right now, even though a debt ceiling deal seems pretty far off.
A clock on top of a $100 dollar bill represents keeping track of your money and watching your debt.
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U.S. bondholders in China still waiting for a deal

Jul 25, 2011
China, the second biggest holder of U.S. debt after the Federal Reserve, isn't in panic mode yet as Washington continues to struggle over a deal that would raise the debt ceiling.

Bond markets remain calm amid debt ceiling debate

Jul 25, 2011
As the debt default date looms, bond analyst Marilyn Cohen explains why so many foreign markets aren't panicking -- even though they hold a lot of our cash.

Business school case study: Debt talks

Jul 25, 2011
Business is all about the art of negotiation -- MIT's Tom Kochan explains how the debt talks are marked by give and take.
Calculating debt
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Britain's speaking clock turns 75

Jul 25, 2011
Seventy-five years ago, the beginning of the British telephone system was marked by the creation of the Speaking Clock. Today, the British still dial the number 30 million times a year, in order to get the exact time.

What effect are the debt talks having?

Jul 25, 2011
Julia Coronado, chief economist at BNP Paribas, explains whether the debt debates will do any long-term damage to Treasury bills.
The definition of debt
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The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC