Jul 29, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 29, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 29, 2010

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Home foreclosures up in first half of the year

Jul 29, 2010
In RealtyTrac's mid-year report, the real estate data company says the U.S. housing market is in for a long, painful recovery.

Federal panel will decide where to hear BP cases

Jul 29, 2010
A panel of federal judges in Boise, Idaho will decide where to try 250 BP lawsuits filed in 12 different states. And wherever that is could see a sizable economic boost.

On $4.5B profit, Shell won't cut back on deepwater drilling

Jul 29, 2010
Posting a $4.5 billion profit and taking its place as the largest oil firm in Europe, Shell doesn't plan to stop plans for deepwater drilling. It just won't be as easy a process now.

Report: Pollution way up in Chinese cities

Jul 29, 2010
The downside to China's rapid growth of the past few years: a rise in air pollution. A Chinese government report shows over 100 Chinese cities had the worst pollution levels in five years.

Obscure immigration program encourages foreign investors

Jul 29, 2010
One Cleveland entrepreneur is using a little-known U.S. immigration program to encourage local development.

Convention hackers told to keep it conventional

Jul 29, 2010
Attendees of this week's Black Hat and DefCon hacker conventions are being told to hush up.

Oil is up and will continue to go up

Jul 29, 2010
Economics editor Chris Farrell predicts an increase of up to $100 per barrel of oil -- and explains why that's not good.

Bernanke, Geithner meet on consumer protection

Jul 29, 2010
Fed chair Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner are meeting to discuss the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC