Jul 5, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 5, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 5, 2010

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BP admits faulty safety practice, seeks white knight investor

Jul 5, 2010
BP has admitted to not following some standard safety procedures before the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Volvo tries to drive into teen hearts through 'Twilight'

Jul 5, 2010
Volvo has worked its marketing into the Twilight movie series in an effort to be perceived as a cool, attractive brand.

National strike against fuel prices stops India

Jul 5, 2010
A day-long strike against high fuel prices in India is causing nationwide chaos.

Ranks of those running out of unemployment benefits rising

Jul 5, 2010
The Labor Department says more than 1.7 million people have run out of unemployment benefits, and that figure could rise to more than 2.1 million people by the end of the week.

How NBA salary sizes up in different cities

Jul 5, 2010
The New York Knicks told LeBron coming to the Big Apple could mean a billion-dollar career. But what's the real difference between a nine-figure and 10-figure salary?

A lighthearted approach to the death of newspapers

Jul 5, 2010
So Internet killed the newspaper. This we know. But what were the stages of its demise, and is there still a death rattle going? More from humorist Dave Barry.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC