Jun 20, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 20, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 20, 2011

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Feeling neutral about New York City

Jun 20, 2011
Avery Monsen, co-author of the new book <em>I Feel Relatively Neutral About New York</em>, explains his thoughts about the Big Apple.

Getting unions to work in Egypt

Jun 20, 2011
In Egypt, unions played a key role in driving out the old guard. But the labor movement going forward is having trouble flexing its muscle.

Fairness for historically black colleges

Jun 20, 2011
Maryland and its historically black colleges will try to negotiate a settlement to protect their established academic programs.

Big companies no longer limited to .com

Jun 20, 2011
Internet minders voted today to allow an onslaught of new domain names on themes as varied as company brands, entertainment and political causes.

Europe tells Greece to hurry up and wait

Jun 20, 2011
Prime Minister George Papandreou is appealing for support ahead of tomorrow's vote to keep the government in power, and this week's visit from international finance inspectors.

Get ready for a whole bunch of new Internet names

Jun 20, 2011
The International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has voted to allow domain names far afield from the typical .com or .org. Peter Dengate Thrush, chairman of ICANN, explains the new Internet landscape.

ICANN asks the proverbial question: What's in a name?

Jun 20, 2011
The International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has ended the .com era and has welcomed the .anything age. Tech Report host John Moe explains.

United Airlines tech glitch is bad -- but company's response is worse

Jun 20, 2011
Thousands of passengers were inconvenienced by a United Airlines computer glitch this weekend -- but analysts say the real issue for the airline is how it responded to customer complaints.

Ford plans to invest $1 billion to revamp Lincoln

Jun 20, 2011
Ford Motor Co. is developing seven all-new or significantly upgraded vehicles for its struggling Lincoln brand. But will dealers stick around long enough to see them?

What economic factor is keeping the U.S. from better growth?

Jun 20, 2011
Julia Coronado, chief economist at the investment bank BNP Paribas, explains which of the world's leading economic stories is weighing most heavily on the U.S.'s fiscal growth.

SCOTUS throws out gender-bias suit against Walmart

Jun 20, 2011
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a class-action effort against Wal-Mart Stores could not go forward.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC