Dec 3, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, December 3, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, December 3, 2009

Segments From this episode

What B of A's repay says about banking

Dec 3, 2009
Bank of America has reached a deal to pay back $45 billion in bailout money. New York bureau chief Amy Scott talks with Steve Chiotakis about what the terms of the deal are.

Startups struggle to find a place online

Dec 3, 2009
Online shopping is up this year, so it seems like it'd be an easy thing to get into. But small startups say it's anything but. Mitchell Hartman reports.

Effects of Bhopal disaster still felt

Dec 3, 2009
Protesters are commemorating one of the worst industrial disasters ever to take place. BusinessWeek reporter Mehul Srivastava talks with Steve Chiotakis about the Union Carbide gas leak on its 25th-year anniversary.

Bernanke faces grilling to keep job

Dec 3, 2009
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is facing tough questions from members of the Senate Banking Committee as he seeks another term. John Dimsdale reports.

ECB backs off from emergency lending

Dec 3, 2009
The European Central Bank is taking steps to see if lenders are ready to stand on their own. Stephen Beard reports.

Is student-loan debt becoming a crisis?

Dec 3, 2009
Economics correspondent Chris Farrell talks with Bill Radke about the college market, where enrollment is swelling right along with tuition -- at a time when people can least afford it.

Pittsburgh may tax college tuition

Dec 3, 2009
Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is proposing a first-of-its-kind tax on the tuition students pay to attend universities within the city's limits. Mark Noorbaar reports.

Is jobs summit just PR?

Dec 3, 2009
President Obama kicks off a summit in Washington to share ideas for tackling unemployment. New York bureau chief Amy Scott talks the details with Steve Chiotakis.

What NBC Universal deal gives Comcast

Dec 3, 2009
Comcast will pay just under $14 billion for a majority share of NBC Universal. New York bureau chief Amy Scott talks about the deal with Steve Chiotakis.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC