Jun 3, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 3, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 3, 2010

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Ford ends Mercury to focus on other brands

Jun 3, 2010
Ford is eliminating the 72-year-old Mercury to work on its Lincoln and Ford models.

Convenience stores want debit fee reform

Jun 3, 2010
Convenience stores are backing a Senate bill that wants to lower the fees card companies charge stores to swipe.

BP returns to 'top hat', weighs unconventional methods

Jun 3, 2010
BP is trying its 'top hat' method again and sussing through over 38,000 unconventional ideas for plugging the Gulf oil leak.

Developers still appreciate apps, despite complaints

Jun 3, 2010
Apps will be the focal point of Apple's World Wide Developers conference this Monday, and some developers are struggling with the technology.

J.P. Morgan fined $49 million for mixing client money

Jun 3, 2010
A British regulator fines the firm for adding client money to its own cash pool.

World Cup pushes out South Africa's poor

Jun 3, 2010
South Africa has spent more than $2 billion on infrastructure to get ready for the World Cup. But critics say a lot of the money is pushing aside the poor.

Will private sector jobs keep growing?

Private sector paychecks have fallen to their lowest level ever, compared to government paychecks.
A job seeker, left, talks with a career counselor at the Career Link Center One Stop job center in San Francisco.
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The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC