Segments From this episode
As a barometer for the economy at large, the fact that major investing brand Kohlberg Kravis Roberts to trying to go public again is a good thing.
About 454,000 people lost their jobs last week and filed for unemployment benefits, according to the Labor Department.
Somali pirates are holding an estimated 400 people hostage. Dozens of global Navies have tried to stop them. A small number have been caught and are being tried in Africa. Steve Chiotakis and the BBC's Simon Cox looks at how the problem is being tackled.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 8, 2010