Nov 23, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, November 23, 2009

HTML EMBED:
COPY

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, November 23, 2009

Segments From this episode

Mine deaths a common tragedy in China

Nov 23, 2009
A deadly coal mine blast in northern China killed at least 104 miners over the weekend. But this type of tragedy isn't uncommon in the country. Steve Chiotakis talks to Scott Tong in Shanghai.

Policy changes could help fight hunger

Nov 23, 2009
The recession has worsened hunger around the world, but anti-hunger charity Bread for the World says there are plenty of longer-lasting policy changes that could help solve the problem. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Employers preparing to hire next year

Nov 23, 2009
The latest survey by the National Association for Business Economics shows that companies are preparing to hire more workers early next year. John Dimsdale explores how quickly we can hope to have things turn around.

News Corp plans to move off Google

Nov 23, 2009
News Corp wants to remove its news content from Google and team up with Microsoft search engine Bing. Microsoft is considering paying News Corp to feature its content. Jennifer Collins reports.
Google Chrome pulled up on a Web browser
Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

IMF: Global economy still weak

Nov 23, 2009
IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn told business leaders that the global economy is still weak. He warned central banks to err on the side of caution and keep interest rates low. Stephen Beard reports.

Wait is over for NYC subway expansion

Nov 23, 2009
Economic downturns have been foiling New York City's plans to expand its subway system to Manhattan's far east side since the 1920's. But now, despite tight budgets, construction is finally underway. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Chinese drywall linked to health issues

Nov 23, 2009
An investigation into Chinese drywall finds that chemicals in the product could have led to a numbers of health issues. Homeowners affected by the drywall may be able to claim a write-off on their income taxes. Joel Rose reports.

U.S. feeling less fantastic about plastic?

Nov 23, 2009
Credit agency TransUnion reports that credit card late payments dropped last quarter for the first time in a decade. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks to analyst Ron Shevlin about whether this points to a larger trend away from plastic.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC