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More than a thousand Lincoln dealers have been summoned to Ford's headquarters to hear the automaker's plan for reviving the luxury brand. Ford has sold off its other upscale lines and is shutting down Mercury, so its last challenge in a sweeping turnaround is reinventing Lincoln. Alisa Roth reports.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is on a week-long tour of Europe. His first stop was Greece, where the premier promised China would continue to buy Greek bonds -- a morale booster for a country suffering under a mountain of debt. China bureau chief Rob Schmitz talks the details with Steve Chiotakis.
Three years ago the stock market hit an all-time high. On October 3, 2007, the Dow closed at 14,164. Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan talks with Steve Chiotakis about the lessons to be learned from expecting too much out of the stock market.
The Paris Auto Show opened recently, and industry experts say it's the first time since 2008 that a big auto show actually felt upbeat. Reporter Eve Troeh talks with Bill Radke about why everyone's excited in Paris. Plus view a slideshow of some of the cars presented.
Japan has followed the U.S. and Britain in issuing a European travel alert after warnings of possible terrorist attacks. Europe correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Steve Chiotakis about the impact this might have on European tourism.
Verizon announced that it owes millions of customers a refund for mystery data charges on their bills. Reporter Eve Troeh talks with Bill Radke about what happened and how much money Verizon will pay.
Iraq has announced a 25% increase in oil reserves. That would mean its oil reserves are second only to Saudi Arabia. But will even bigger reserves entice more foreign investment in Iraqi oil fields? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
This week we get the employment report for September. Economist Julia Coronado at BNP Paribas talks with Bill Radke about what the risks are of the Federal Reserve overreacting or under-reacting to the data.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 4, 2010