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Jun 15, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 15, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 15, 2009

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Facts can make 'pandemic' less scary

Jun 15, 2009
The World Health Organization has officially designated swine flu as a global pandemic. But that just means the disease is spreading, not becoming more severe. Bob Moon looks at what workplaces are doing to debunk health fears.

Fed answers 'too big to fail' question

Jun 15, 2009
For more than a year, the feds have struggled to determine what regulators should do with banks deemed "too big too fail." President Obama is set to unveil a number of proposals today. Steve Henn reports.

Home builder confidence up too high?

Jun 15, 2009
The National Association of Home Builders housing market index comes out later today, and many think it can be too optimistic. Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan talks to Steve Chiotakis about where he thinks the housing market is.

AMA to dissect public health plan

Jun 15, 2009
President Obama will discuss his ideas for a public health insurance plan at the American Medical Association's annual meeting in Chicago. Tamara Keith explores the AMA's potential ideological and financial concerns.

Migrants ride out recession stateside

Jun 15, 2009
With the U.S. in a deep recession, Mexico has been preparing for an influx of returning migrants. But there hasn't been one. Dan Grech reports many Mexican migrants still prefer to ride out the economic storm in the states.

Where economy fits into Iran election

Jun 15, 2009
Bill Radke talks to LA Times Middle East correspondent Borzou Daragahi about the role the economy played in Iran's election.

Apple fans don't know when to buy

Jun 15, 2009
Apple relies on an element of surprise to create a buzz around its products. But that can hurt customers who miss out on a deal if they buy too soon -- and that can also make them angry. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
An Apple store worker helps a customer with a MacBook Pro laptop in San Francisco
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Cloudy skies for world's airlines

Jun 15, 2009
The mood at the Paris Air Show today is gloomy, and it's not just the rain. Besides the recent Air France crash, the economy is taking its toll on the airline industry to the tune of $9 billion in losses. Stephen Beard reports.

G8 moves rattling the markets

Jun 15, 2009
What are the G8 financial ministers saying that's got markets shaking? Steve Chiotakis finds out from Sam Stovall, Chief Investment Strategist at S&P Equity Research in New York.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC