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Mar 8, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 8, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 8, 2010

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A 10-year long look at the tech bubble

Mar 8, 2010
This week marks the tenth anniversary of the peak of the Nasdaq's tech bubble, and today many of those stocks values are looming at about half of what they were. Steve Chiotakis reviews the decade in tech with Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan.

Fed could maintain control of banks

Mar 8, 2010
For months, plans have centered on streamlining the oversight of banks. But the Federal Reserve may keep control over some banks. Alisa Roth explores the pros and cons of that decision.

Banks deal with property management

Mar 8, 2010
JP Morgan Chase is in trouble for failing to clean up thousands of old tires on some property it owns in Atlanta. And other banks will have similar maintenance issues as foreclosures continue to be a trend. Jeremy Hobson reports.

China won't keep currency undervalued

Mar 8, 2010
U.S. officials have long been criticizing China for keeping its currency undervalued. But Beijing's top central banker signaled that this will change. Scott Tong reports how a currency boost would help Chinese consumers.

How do you pay a digital actor?

Mar 8, 2010
Avatar is one of an increasing number of films using performance-capture technology. But the new method of performance has raised several questions on how to pay actors being digitally represented. Julia Simon reports.

Short-sale plan will pay you to move

Mar 8, 2010
A new mortgage modification plan that takes effect next month will encourage homeowners to accept a short sale. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Alisa Roth about the upsides for mortgage-holders who would accept the financial loss.

AZ immigration law may be too hard

Mar 8, 2010
Some say the measures in a hard-line immigration bill likely to pass in the Arizona legislature would go too far. Jeff Tyler reports the bill would also have potentially high costs for the state police department.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC