Nov 12, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 12, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 12, 2009

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FDA looks at online medicine regulation

Nov 12, 2009
The FDA is considering developing rules for how drug companies can advertise online. Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks the details with Steve Chiotakis.

China central bank may appreciate yuan

Nov 12, 2009
There are signs that China may appreciate its currency. Scott Tong reports.

The looming problem of corporate debt

Nov 12, 2009
In the boom years, companies loaded up on loans. But now there are concerns about the corporate debt cliff we still don't have a parachute for. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Novartis' emotional pitch for Prevacid

Nov 12, 2009
Novartis is launching a big campaign for a new version of its heartburn drug Prevacid. Joel Rose reports.

GM gets cold shoulder in Germany

Nov 12, 2009
Executives from General Motors have been seeking state aid for the company's struggling European division in Germany. Stephen Beard reports.

What's driving up the price of gold?

Nov 12, 2009
As the dollar's value has dropped, gold has hit record highs, and now supplies are running low. The Daily Telegraph's Ambrose Evans-Pritchard talks about all things gold with Stacey Vanek-Smith.

Texas cities turn in good performances

Nov 12, 2009
A report by the Milken Institute says four of the top five best-performing cities are located in Texas. Steve Henn reports.

A push to bring back Glass-Steagall

Nov 12, 2009
The Glass-Steagall Act was supposed to keep retail banks from doing investment banking and vice versa. It was repealed 10 years ago, but some would like to see it reinstated. Alisa Roth reports.

Putting Wal-Mart's profits in focus

Nov 12, 2009
Wal-Mart's profits rose 3.2%, but the company says sales at stores open at least a year fell slightly. Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks with Steve Chiotakis about what's going on at Wal-Mart.

A look at unemployment

Nov 12, 2009
David Wyss, chief economist at Standard and Poor's, talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether unemployment is a threat to free trade, and what President Obama is doing to create jobs.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC