Mar 14, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 14, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 14, 2011

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Clinton to talk foreign aid with Egypt

Mar 14, 2011
U.S. must decide how economic aid can support Egypt's political and social change.

Toiling over the reparations from the BP oil spill

Mar 14, 2011
Ken Feinberg discusses the complications and controversies stemming from his work overseeing the compensation funds for the BP oil spill and 9/11.

Bank of Japan adds $183 billion to economy

Mar 14, 2011
After a devastating earthquake last week, Japan is taking steps to prevent an economic collapse in the country. The Bank of Japan has injected a record amount of cash into the financial system to provide liquidity and stabilize the shaky economy.

U.S. nuclear energy under more scrutiny

Mar 14, 2011
As Japan struggles to control quake-damaged nuclear reactors, lawmakers and leaders express doubts over the future of global nuclear power.

Japanese quake costs may top $170 billion

Mar 14, 2011
The BBC's Chris Hogg explains the global economic implications of the disaster in Japan.

Oil prices fall after disaster in Japan

Mar 14, 2011
The cost of oil fell below $100 a barrel following Friday's quake in Japan. When the world's third largest importer of oil goes offline, demand for crude plummets.

Global insurers calculate costs of Japan quake, tsunami

Mar 14, 2011
As Japan assesses the damage from a catastrophic earthquake last week, insurers across the globe begin to tally the cost of the disaster. Estimates put the cost to insurers at around $35 billion.

Will the earthquake make it harder for Japan to borrow money?

Mar 14, 2011
Tom Byrne, senior vice president for Moody's in Singapore, explains how he calculates whether a natural disaster affects a country's credit rating.

Television advertising makes a comeback

Mar 14, 2011
As television networks prepare for next season's big new shows, CBS and others say advertisers are ready to buy some prime time.

Investors flee to safety after disaster in Japan

Mar 14, 2011
Julia Coronado, chief economist with BNP Paribas, explains how the disaster in Japan will shift global economics, and how U.S. debt becomes a "save-haven asset."

How would the U.S. fare in a 8.9 magnitude earthquake?

Mar 14, 2011
As the world watches the disaster in Japan unfold, Barry Scanlon, president of the emergency preparedness firm Witt Associates, explains how the U.S. would handle an earthquake similar to Japan's.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC