Jan 8, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, January 8, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, January 8, 2009

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We will be working through retirement

Jan 8, 2009
The recession is changing the way people think about their retirement. Economics correspondent Chris Farrell tells Scott Jagow why working in your golden years will be the norm -- and why that's not a bad thing.

Take a vacation from inauguration

Jan 8, 2009
Some Washington, D.C. residents are trying to leave town before millions flood the city for the Obama inauguration. For the tourist-weary, vacation resorts are running special getaways. John Dimsdale reports.

Before Madoff, there was Krueger

Jan 8, 2009
The best way to avoid getting scammed is to learn from history. Dr. Chris McKenna, who's writing a book on schemers, tells Steve Chiotakis about one particularly bad scammer who affected the world economy in the 1920's.

A word of caution on free antibiotics

Jan 8, 2009
East coast chain supermarkets have started giving out free generic prescription drugs to help struggling customers. But health experts worry there should be a warning accompanying the drugs. Sarah Gardner reports.

Senate considers Obama stimulus

Jan 8, 2009
The Senate Finance Committee is trying to gauge support for Barack Obama's stimulus package. Some experts are concerned over the prospect of a trillion-dollar deficit. Danielle Karson reports.

Bank of England rate cut a historic low

Jan 8, 2009
Today's interest rate cut from the Bank of England is the lowest the institution has seen since the bank was founded in 1694. Stephen Beard reports bailouts have had no effect on Britain's credit concerns.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC