Jun 2, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 2, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 2, 2011

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Food pyramid out -- plates in

Jun 2, 2011
USDA will reveal new nutrition and food guidelines today -- alongside a simpler icon for American consumers.

Dealing with debt: Defaulting, restructuring, reprofiling

Jun 2, 2011
Greece faces a number of varying options as it tries to handle its debt crisis.

Shareholders could decide Home Depot's political spending

Jun 2, 2011
The Supreme Court ruled last year that the government can't stop companies from supporting political causes. But what about shareholders?

Don't freak out about global recovery - yet

Jun 2, 2011
Market strategist David Kelly with JPMorgan Funds says the possibility of a second recession is remote -- but that the economics spigot is delivering a drip, drip, drip of bad news.

Are we on the verge of a 'double dip?'

Jun 2, 2011
With discouraging economic reports in jobs and manufacturing and a significant drop on Wall Street yesterday, some worry the economy is headed into a second recession.

Double dip recession concerns spread from Europe to U.S.

Jun 2, 2011
After unsettling news from Wall Street, and continued concerns of defaults in Europe, many economists fear we could be headed into a second global recession.

Gmail users targeted by Chinese hackers

Jun 2, 2011
Google says that a recent attack on the email accounts of senior U.S. officials "appears to originate from Jinan, China." Experts say that could suggest either Chinese military involvement or Chinese local 'hack-tivists'.

It's all Greek: U.S. Investors are right to fear European default

Jun 2, 2011
Bankruptcy consultant and former Treasury Department official Jim Millstein explains how the financial strain in Greece will impact the fragile U.S. economy.

The U.S. struggles to recover from an economic coronary

Jun 2, 2011
Diane Swonk, chief economist of Mesirow Financial, explains how our perception of the economic recovery has seemingly changed overnight.

'Expert networking' trial set to open

Jun 2, 2011
Bloomberg reporter Patricia Hurtado explains the insider-trading case that is set to open today investigating alleged "expert networking."

Goldman subpoenaed over role in financial crisis

Jun 2, 2011
The bank received a subpoena from the Manhattan DA to explore information about its involvement in the global financial crisis.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC