Mar 29, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 29, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 29, 2010

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What Geely gets from its Volvo deal

Mar 29, 2010
Chinese car maker Geely is buying Volvo for $1.8 billion, the Chinese auto industry's largest acquisition so far. Bob Moon reports what Geely is getting for its money and why Ford may have set certain limits on the sale.

IRS will enforce new health care law

Mar 29, 2010
Now that Congress has signed the historic health care bill into law, it'll have to make sure to enforce the bill. That job will fall to the IRS, and residents as well as insurance companies will have to comply. Gregory Warner reports.

U.S. pulls restaurants in Kandahar

Mar 29, 2010
The U.S. military is closing down a string of restaurants in the Kandahar, Afghanistan, the spiritual home of the Taliban, to remove Western influence. Bill Radke talks to Dion Nissenbaum, Kabul bureau chief for the McClatchy newspapers.

A new way to invest in the film industry

Mar 29, 2010
Investors interested in film may soon be able to put money into box office exchanges, which would allow participants to wager on the success or failure of a film. But some industry experts are against the idea. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Adjustable mortgages aren't exploding

Mar 29, 2010
Adjustable mortgages threatened to be a big problem this year, coinciding with the peak of the housing market in 2005 and homeowners not owing principal for five years. But the situation isn't as bleak as once feared. Mitchell Hartman explains why.

Dreamliner closer to commercial release

Mar 29, 2010
The success of a key engineering test over the weekend puts Boeing's 787 Dreamliner one step closer to entering commercial service. Which is promising, considering the carrier is three years behind schedule. Mitchell Hartman reports.

Rio Tinto sentence a 'wake-up call'

Mar 29, 2010
Some in the business world see the prison sentence of a top Rio Tinto executive as a severe wake-up call to those who engage in bribery and other illegal business practices in China. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Scott Tong.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC