Nov 5, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 5, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 5, 2009

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Senate OKs extending jobless benefits

Nov 5, 2009
The Senate's serving up something for everyone in an unemployment and tax-credit extension bill it passed. Reporter Mitchell Hartman talks the details with Bill Radke.

What's going on in the IPO market?

Nov 5, 2009
Hyatt Hotels is launching an Initial Public Offering, though IPOs haven't been doing very well lately. Alisa Roth reports.

How Opel will affect German workers

Nov 5, 2009
At least 8,000 auto workers in Germany have walked off the job in protest over GM killing a plan to sell its European unit, Opel. Stephen Beard reports on what will happen to German workers.

Is a high unemployment rate that bad?

Nov 5, 2009
Experts predict the October unemployment rate will rise to around 10%. Economics correspondent Chris Farrell talks with Bill Radke about why he'd be happy if it went even a little higher.

What lower home prices can tell us

Nov 5, 2009
A report from real estate valuation company Clear Capital says home prices nationwide are softening heading into the traditionally slow winter season. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Older Hispanics hit by high jobless rate

Nov 5, 2009
The AARP is holding a forum focusing on older Hispanic workers, who were among the first to be laid off when the recession hit. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

A look at interest rates, labor data

Nov 5, 2009
Richard DeKaser, president of Woodley Park Research, talks with Steve Chiotakis about what the latest jobless claims and U.S. business productivity numbers say about the shape of the economy.

Wall Street bonuses creeping up again

Nov 5, 2009
A report from compensation consulting firm Johnson Associates predicts the typical, year-end bonus will be up about 40 percent this year. Mitchell Hartman reports.

How retail now compares to a year ago

Nov 5, 2009
Joe Feldman, senior retail analyst at Telsey Group, talks with Bill Radke about what's going on in retail and what to expect for the upcoming holiday shopping season.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC