May 12, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday May 12, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday May 12, 2011

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Countries to meet and plan for Arctic future

May 12, 2011
The Arctic Council is set to meet in Greenland and set an agreement for the future and development of the Arctic Circle.

Re-evaluating Masschusett's health care reform

May 12, 2011
Mitt Romney will address health care reform in a speech today. As governor, he shepherded a law in Massachusetts that requires all residents to have health insurance, but today is expected to distance himself from the law and call for a repeal to Obamacare.

Insider trading victory emboldens prosecutors

May 12, 2011
The sweeping conviction of Galleon hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam gives the government impetus to step up its insider trading probe.

China's Baidu fined for copyright infringement

May 12, 2011
American corporations are investing in Chinese web giants like Baidu. But those same websites are stealing content and copyrighted material from other American firms.

Laid off, and finding a different world in retail

May 12, 2011
Caitlin Kelly, journalist and author of "Malled," talks about her unintentional path to a career in retail, and what she found out about the industry while working the job.

U.S. wholesale prices up 0.8% in April

May 12, 2011
Wholesales prices rose in April driven by surging fuel costs. Michelle Meyer from Bank of America Merrill Lynch explains.

High gas prices hit retail sales, wholesale prices, jobs numbers

May 12, 2011
Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, takes a look at today's economic indicators.

Lonely Planet snubs U.K.

May 12, 2011
The well-known travel guide recently released its Great Britain review, saying the country is not a good choice for cash-conscious or adventurous tourist.

Leading oil CEOs head to Capitol Hill

May 12, 2011
With much of the country paying more that $4 a gallon for gas, Senate Democrats and Republicans are squaring off over whether to cut tax credits for oil companies.

Galliano's racism trial set for June 22

May 12, 2011
British fashion designer John Galliano is scheduled to go on trial June 22 for allegedly making public anti-semitic remarks.

FCC commissioner headed to Comcast job

May 12, 2011
Federal Communications Commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker announced yesterday that she will resign from the FCC to join Comcast-NBC Universal, after she voted to approve the merger four months ago. Eliza Krigman with Politico Pro explains.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC