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Jun 1, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 1, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 1, 2009

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GM will make the most of bankruptcy

Jun 1, 2009
GM has begun filings for the nation's largest industrial bankruptcy ever. Steve Chiotakis talks to reporter Tamara Keith about what will emerge from the GM bankruptcy, including hopes for a better chance at competition.

Ford going forward without bailout

Jun 1, 2009
Ford is planning to take advantage of its bailout-free position by ramping up production by 10 percent in the third quarter. Steve Chiotakis talks more about Ford with Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan.

How will the new Tonight Show guy do?

Jun 1, 2009
Millions of viewers are expected to tune into The Tonight Show tonight to watch the "new guy." But will they stick around? Jeff Tyler reports ad rates will probably maintain current prices, but the competitions is circling.

Congress considers hurricane bill

Jun 1, 2009
Congress is exploring the government's role in protecting vulnerable coastal communities from hurricanes. A reintroduced bill would create a federal catastrophe fund in the event of a major disaster. Sam Eaton reports.

Europe struggles with GM bankruptcy

Jun 1, 2009
The sale of GM's European division has opened up major squabbling across Europe. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about the potential Canadian and Russian buyers and why there's controversy.

China sounding skeptical about GM

Jun 1, 2009
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told a crowd in China the U.S. government is just a temporary caretaker for General Motors, and that he expects GM to emerge quickly from bankruptcy stronger. Scott Tong reports how they reacted.

Bollywood theater bears bad times

Jun 1, 2009
When the Silicon Valley started to see a large influx of Indian engineers, one entrepreneur thought it was a good time to open up a Bollywood theater nearby. Karen Weise reports how the theater stays afloat in rough times.

Dealers react to GM moves

Jun 1, 2009
Bill Radke talks to Marty Krepsky, sales manager at Bill Wink Chevrolet in Dearborn, Mich., about his reaction to the GM bankruptcy filing and how he feels about the automaker being owned by the U.S. taxpayer.

Wall Street factors in GM

Jun 1, 2009
What are the longer-term implications of today's GM bankruptcy filing? Steve Chiotakis talks to Juli Niemann, analyst at Smith, Moore and Company in St. Louis.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC