Oct 13, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 13, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 13, 2011

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In high foreclosure areas, sellers aren't paying for extras

Oct 13, 2011
RealtyTrac says foreclosures bumped up less than 1 percent in the third quarter. In areas where there are lots of foreclosures, sellers aren't sprucing up as much.

Mid-day Extra: Jonathan Zittrain on Fed's plan to monitor Twitter, blogs

Oct 13, 2011
The Federal Reserve has a new plan to understand the public's perception -- following blogs, Facebook, and Twitter.

Diane Swonk: What bank earnings mean for the economy at large

Oct 13, 2011
Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains what kind of information we really need to look for from big banks when they report their earnings.

Rep. David Schweikert on Occupy Wall Street, Dodd-Frank

Oct 13, 2011
As conflict in Washington, and around the country, continues, we check in with Republican Congressman David Schweikert on the state of the U.S. economy.

Rajaratnam to be sentenced in insider trading scandal

Oct 13, 2011
The sentence is expected to break records -- and to send a hard-line message to offenders about what happens when they break the law.

Samsung and Apple in patent battle

Oct 13, 2011
Apple is suing Samsung for creating lookalike products. Samsung is suing back. Who will win?

How a consumer revolt works

Oct 13, 2011
Consumers have spoken out recently against changes being made at Netflix and Bank of America, but only one of the revolts worked. What makes the difference?

Secretary Geithner to meet with G20 leaders

Oct 13, 2011
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is heading to Paris with a message to European leaders about how to solve the economic crisis.

More controversy surrounding News Corp.

Oct 13, 2011
The publisher of the Wall Street Journal Europe has stepped down in response to allegations that the paper inflated circulation numbers through insider deals with companies.

JP Morgan Chase reports quarterly earnings

Oct 13, 2011
Earnings from Wall Street banks are beginning to trickle in, with JP Morgan the first to report. But are all banks created equal?

Prosecutors: Marijuana dispensaries make too much money

Oct 13, 2011
Federal prosecutors say that many marijuana dispensaries, meant to be non-profit, are raking in too much cash.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC