Jun 14, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 14, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 14, 2010

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House, Senate forge ahead to merge versions of financial reform bill

Jun 14, 2010
Senators and House representatives are close to combining two versions of the financial reform bill ahead of a July 4 deadline.

Zero-emissions electric trucks to transport food in NYC

Jun 14, 2010
Politicians in the Bronx, NY are unveiling an electric truck, the first of its kind in New York City, to transport goods from the city's food hub.

Where Germany, France disagree on European debt

Jun 14, 2010
Germany and France are leading the conversation to get indebted European countries out of financial struggle, but the two powers don't quite see eye-to-eye.

Afghanistan copper, lithium worth $1 trillion

Jun 14, 2010
American geologists have reported that Afghanistan is sitting on $1 trillion of copper and lithium deposits.

New rules encourage affordable worker health insurance

Jun 14, 2010
The White House has unveiled new rules to encourage employers to continue offering health insurance to workers at a reasonable price.

Obama wants escrow account for BP pay-off

Jun 14, 2010
The Obama Administration wants BP to deposit money into an escrow account to pay off the businesses who've lost out over the past month due to the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.

Marking four years of worldwide financial meltdown

Jun 14, 2010
Why did this weekend mark the four-year anniversary of the start of the financial meltdown?

Which country uses up the most coal?

Jun 14, 2010
Globalist Quizmaster Stephan Richter asks: Which country is the most dependent on coal? (Hint: It's not China).

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC