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Mar 10, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 10, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 10, 2008

Segments From this episode

Memoirs of a 'Turnaround Kid'

Mar 10, 2008
Corporate freelancer Steve Miller's book, "The Turnaround Kid," details some of his adventures working for major American companies. Fortune's Allan Sloan tells Lisa Napoli why it's an atypical business memoir.

Fed loan to banks set to double

Mar 10, 2008
On the heels of the credit market's latest turn for the worse, the Federal Reserve is offering to step in and almost double the $160 billion it's loaning to banks. Bob Moon reports it's not clear how long banks will…

Ending Africa's commodity concerns

Mar 10, 2008
A movement through Africa is hoping to deregulate agriculture and let markets determine prices. Terry FitzPatrick reports a new exchange in Ethiopia may help end farmers' uncertainty.

Economy crucial in Spanish election

Mar 10, 2008
Spanish voters narrowly re-elected Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero to his second term, with economy their number one issue. Doug Krizner talks to John Peet of The Economist magazine about a slowdown in Spain's economy.

Too few native highly-skilled workers

Mar 10, 2008
Two new studies challenge notions that foreign-born highly-skilled workers displace ones born in the U.S. Dan Grech reports the U.S. isn't producing enough people in skilled fields to fill American companies' demands.

Beware of the 14 deadly sins

Mar 10, 2008
After 1,500 years, the Vatican has just updated the seven deadly sins by adding seven new ones. And many of them have something to do with money. Stephen Beard reports.

FBI in Countrywide investigation

Mar 10, 2008
The FBI and Justice Department are investigating Countrywide to see if it misrepresented its financial position and the quality of the loans it made. But Nancy Marshall Genzer reports Bank of America is still planning to take over.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC