Oct 5, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for October 5, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for October 5, 2011

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Euro sovereign debt problems pour over into banking system

Oct 5, 2011
Dexia may be just the first in a line of European banks that could fail in the midst of the European financial crisis. And the average citizen could soon feel the effects.

Paying your mortgage with retirement savings?

Oct 5, 2011
Two Georgia lawmakers are set to introduce a bill where struggling homeowners can tap into their 401(k)s tax-free to help pay off their mortgages.

Has the smartphone killed the point-and-shoot camera?

Oct 5, 2011
Apple's iPhone 4S has an improved camera from its predecessor. It's just the latest phone camera that could threaten the digital point-and-shoot industry.

Congress takes up free trade bills

Oct 5, 2011
The administration says trade deals with South Korea, Panama and Colombia would create jobs. How exactly would that work with, say, Panama?

How safe is Britain from the euro crisis?

Oct 5, 2011
Britain is in many ways removed from continental Europe -- but not so removed that it won't ever feel the effects of the European debt crisis.

Leaders under pressure to strengthen European banks

Oct 5, 2011
The focus in Europe is transitioning to the big banks in the region that are exposed to bad sovereign debt.

Bank of New York Mellon sued over currency transactions

Oct 5, 2011
The U.S. Justice Department and the New York attorney general are suing Bank of New York Mellon over a policy that allowed them to make over $2 billion over a decade.

Job market sending mixed signals in the U.S.

Oct 5, 2011
Reports are out today that private employers added 91,000 jobs in September. We talk to John Challenger about why that isn't enough.

Josh Brown: European banks on the precipice of a crisis

Oct 5, 2011
We hear from Josh Brown, analyst at Fusion Analytics, about how dire the banking crisis in Europe really is.

Is the end of 'The Simpsons' drawing near?

Oct 5, 2011
A new struggle over salaries of voice actors at Fox could mean the end of the iconic series.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC