Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 16, 2011
Jun 16, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 16, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 16, 2011

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Diane Swonk: Lawmakers nearing the end of debt debates

Jun 16, 2011
Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, just returned from Washington D.C. where she was meeting with the power players in the debt debate. She says the lawmakers are nearing a preliminary, 'real deal' agreement.

Small business needs more loans

Jun 16, 2011
The Senate is looking into how to increase the amount of money credit unions lend to small business.

Debate over Canadian crude continues

Jun 16, 2011
While the U.S. government continues to debate buying controversial crude oil from Canada, the country up north already has another customer: China.

Banks concerned over Greek drama

Jun 16, 2011
Global shares are down this morning over mounting fears that Greece won't be able to repay its debt.

The future of retirement: Save more, work longer

Jun 16, 2011
As the entitlement landscape continues to change in America, Chris Farrell explains that the future of retirement is no longer mobile homes and sunny vacation spots. It's an older employment base with smaller budgets as Americans work longer and save more.

Cable companies fear more than the Internet

Jun 16, 2011
The growing popularity of Internet streaming has already impacted the cable industry. But now, cable executives have a new concern on the horizon: Can customers afford the "luxury" cost of cable?

REPORT: The world will increasingly turn to North America for oil

Jun 16, 2011
The International Energy Agency has raised its forecast for global oil demand over the next five years, and expects that demand for North America's oil supply will also rise.

Russia works to strike gas deal with China

Jun 16, 2011
This week, Russia is hosting the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. China's President Hu Jintao is attending this year's forum in hopes of announcing a new gas deal between China and Russia.

Samsonite's IPO trouble could impact Prada's pricing

Jun 16, 2011
Prada is expected to announce the final pricing for its initial public offering later this week in Hong Kong. But a faltering IPO in Hong Kong for Samsonite is raising questions on the wisdom of setting up shop in the city.

Hacker group targets CIA website

Jun 16, 2011
The computer hacker group LulzSec may or may not have claimed credit for an attack that took the U.S. Central Intellegence Agency's website offline, as Marketplace Tech Report's John Moe explains.

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 16, 2011

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC