Oct 22, 2012

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 22, 2012

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Under the new Affordable Care Act, hospitals can be rewarded for improving patient care. The new Windows 8 operating system promises some big changes, including a radically different look. It could also mean having to relearn Windows. Prudential Financial is under federal scrutiny, along with several other companies, for being a "systemic risk."

 

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Russia oil firm Rosneft enters deal with BP

Oct 22, 2012
The British Oil company BP is selling off its stake in a joint venture to the state-run Russian oil company Rosneft.

Hospitals cash in on patient satisfaction

Oct 22, 2012
Under the new healthcare law, hospitals can be rewarded for improving patient care.

Microsoft to unveil major Windows overhaul this week

Oct 22, 2012
The new Windows 8 operating system promises some big changes, including a radically different look. It could also mean having to relearn Windows.

What makes a company 'too big to fail?'

Oct 22, 2012
Prudential Financial is under federal scrutiny, along with several other companies, for being a "systemic risk."
Prudential Financial is under federal scrutiny, along with several other companies, for being a "systemic risk."
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Amid budget battle, Georgia archives to stay open

Oct 22, 2012
As Georgia confronts budget cuts, residents fights to keep the state archives funded.

In debate, candidates get tough on China

Oct 22, 2012
As the presidential race shifts towards foreign policy, the candidates trade jabs over China on outsourcing and currency manipulation.

Economic issues to take center stage in debate

Oct 22, 2012
Foreign policy is the official topic of tonight's final presidential debate, but look for both candidates to connect global issues to American jobs.

Caterpillar cuts profit forecast due to weak exports

Oct 22, 2012
The global machinery giant is cutting its forecast for 2012, even as third-quarter profits were up, due to a weak global economy.

Allan Sloan: Is Citigroup 'too big to succeed'?

Oct 22, 2012
Citigroup has not come roaring out of the financial crisis like Goldman Sachs or JPMorgan Chase. Some analysts think the problems at Citigroup are inherent to the "one-stop-shopping" business model that Citigroup pioneered in the 1990s.

PODCAST: Too big to fail or too big to succeed?

Oct 22, 2012
There will be a lot of focus on who wins and loses tonight's final presidential debate, but there's sure to be one loser: China. Also get ready for Windows 8, and will changing CEOs really fix what's wrong at Citigroup?

Japan suffers export headache over dispute with China

Oct 22, 2012
Japanese exports fell 10.3 percent in September raising fears of a slide into recession.

Under the new Affordable Care Act, hospitals can be rewarded for improving patient care. The new Windows 8 operating system promises some big changes, including a radically different look. It could also mean having to relearn Windows. Prudential Financial is under federal scrutiny, along with several other companies, for being a “systemic risk.”

 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC