Jan 7, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, January 7, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, January 7, 2010

Segments From this episode

Retail will adjust to the 'new normal'

Jan 7, 2010
Even if December's retail numbers look a little better for some companies than they did in 2008, analysts see a rough stretch for stores for some time to come. Alisa Roth looks ahead at what might befall retail companies this year.

2010 recovery not likely to be vigorous

Jan 7, 2010
An economic recovery may be underway, but we still have a while to go. Steve Chiotakis gets a breakdown and 2010 forecast from former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

A PAC to change the BCS system

Jan 7, 2010
College football's Bowl Championship Series has been criticized for shutting out smaller schools with strong teams. And now a political action committee is actually lobbying for a change. Brett Neely reports.

FDIC could cash in on risky behavior

Jan 7, 2010
In order to replenish dwindling reserves, the FDIC is considering charging member banks more if they're involved in risky behavior. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

E.U. pushes for its own version of GPS

Jan 7, 2010
The European Commission awarded hundreds of millions of dollars worth of contracts for companies to start working on a satellite navigation system called Galileo. But why spend all that money when there's GPS? Bill Radke talks with European correspondent Stephen Beard.

Space shuttle wind-down to impact jobs

Jan 7, 2010
NASA only has about five more space shuttle flights to go, and that means some 7,000 workers at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida face unemployment. The state is trying to find new work for those employees. Bob Moon reports.

Delta, AA vie for Japan Airlines

Jan 7, 2010
Delta and American Airlines are dueling over Japan Airlines, Japan's largest carrier. How will this affect international flights to Asia? Bill Radke talks with Seth Kaplan of Airline Weekly.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC