May 24, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, May 24, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, May 24, 2010

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Competition for park ranger jobs climbing

May 24, 2010
If you're trying to get in on the parks and recreation industry from the ranger side, you may need to face a growing applicant pool. But there are still clear ways to get in on the dirt floor. Gigi Douban reports.

Justice Dept. hangs up AIG criminal investigation

May 24, 2010
The U.S. Justice Department is concluding a two-year criminal investigation into insurance giant AIG.

NBA teams line up for LeBron James

May 24, 2010
NBA star LeBron James is set to become a free agent, and teams across the league are pulling all the stops to try and lure him away from the Cleveland Cavaliers. If any succeed, the move could be devastating for city finances. Jill Barshay reports.

British Airways flight attendants strike against cut travel perks

May 24, 2010
British Airways cabin crews have begun a work strike in response to BA's threats to cut their travel perks. The carrier is attempting to make up for a $1.5 billion loss. Stephen Beard follows the story.

New bill targets congressional spending

May 24, 2010
President Obama is sending a bill to Congress that would create a new way for presidents to eliminate earmarks in congressional spending bills. Janet Babin reports.

Sales pains of the high-end homeowner

May 24, 2010
Some luxury homeowners are struggling to sell their homes. The question: Is it wealth or poor money management skills holding them back from a deal? Cash Peters went to a high-end real estate agent to find out.

Hu, Obama administration focus on yuan

May 24, 2010
Chinese President Hu Jintao and top Obama administration officials are in Beijing talking about ways for China to strengthen its yuan.

Rio Tinto mad over Australia mining tax

May 24, 2010
Australia has proposed a new tax on the profits of big mining companies. It's similar to the "windfall profits tax" some Democrats in Washington proposed on big oil companies. But now, the world's biggest mining company has threatened to review its investments down under, if the tax were to be enacted.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC