Dec 2, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, December 2, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, December 2, 2010

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The repercussions of the Product Safety Improvement Act

Dec 2, 2010
In 2008 President Bush signed the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act after an increase in recalls of unsafe children's toys. But on Capitol Hill, a group of manufacturers are telling a Senate subcommittee that the law has resulted in too…

NAACP summit addresses the re-segregation of schools

Dec 2, 2010
The NAACP starts a three day education summit today in Raleigh, North Carolina. The civil rights group is taking on what it calls the re-segregation of schools in this country.

The new healthcare law could save you money over time

Dec 2, 2010
While the heat of the healthcare debate continues, the Commonwealth Fund, a healthcare think tank, will release a report saying the new law could save you money, over time. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports

The price of foreclosed homes falls

Dec 2, 2010
In 2009, there was a run to buy foreclosed homes. Why? Because their cost was substantially less than other homes. But their price is down even further now that demand has slowed. Gregory Warner reports.

Report could indicate 9.5 percent of Americans are out of work

Dec 2, 2010
Jeremy Hobson speaks to Marketplace's economics corespondent Chris Farrell about weekly unemployment numbers.

Qantas threatens to sue Rolls Royce over faulty engines

Dec 2, 2010
Over the past month, Qantas and other operators of the super jumbo jet have experienced difficulties with their Rolls Royce engines. Now, Qantas moves towards legal action. Christopher Werth reports.

British banks borrowed more than a trillion U.S. dollars

Dec 2, 2010
The U.S. Federal Reserve has released a list of the banks that received federal loans at the height of the financial crisis. British banks were among the recipients, and borrowed more than a trillion U.S. dollars.

Rep. Congressman Dave Camp on tax cuts and unemployment

Dec 2, 2010
Jeremy Hobson speaks to Republican Congressman Dave Camp about the House of Representative's vote to extend the Bush era tax cuts, and unemployment.

The average price of a foreclosed home is falling

Dec 2, 2010
The price of a foreclosed home is falling on average, according to a closely watched industry survey. Gregory Warner has more.

Diane Swonk on the state of European Economies

Dec 2, 2010
Jeremy Hobson speaks to Diane Swonk about the state of European economies.

Rep. Sander Levin on tax cuts and reform

Dec 2, 2010
Steve Chiotakis talks to Congressman Sander Levin about the House's voting on tax cuts.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC