Oct 15, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 15, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 15, 2009

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The best and worst times on Wall Street

Oct 15, 2009
Profits at Goldman Sachs topped $3 billion. But Citigroup has struggled to squeak out a $100 million profit before other accounting charges. Steve Henn reports.

Colorado to lower its minimum wage

Oct 15, 2009
Retail prices have fallen a bit since last year, and that's mostly good news. Unless you're a minimum-wage worker in Colorado. Mitchell Hartman explains.

Traders floored by technology

Oct 15, 2009
James Allen Smith, director of the documentary "Floored," talks with Steve Chiotakis about his film, which explores the intersection of technology and tradition.

Elderly may get some gov't aid

Oct 15, 2009
The Social Security Administration will announce there's no cost-of-living increase next year, so President Obama is asking Congress to give the elderly a one-time, $250 payment. Steve Henn reports.

India's domestic carriers face losses

Oct 15, 2009
India has been one of the fastest-growing markets for plane travel, but the airline industry there is now hurting. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.

Anheuser-Busch-InBev sells breweries

Oct 15, 2009
European correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Bill Radke about Anheuser-Busch-InBev's deal to sell a slew of its East-European breweries.

What Google's earnings can tell us

Oct 15, 2009
Analysts are expecting good news when Google announces its quarterly earnings. Advertising spending overall is in the dumps, but the market for online search ads is improving. Joel Rose reports.

Your mail may get a bit greener

Oct 15, 2009
The Postal Service is disclosing its carbon footprint as part of a plan to make the agency more energy-efficient, and efficient with its cash. Jennifer Collins reports.

When will unemployment rate go down?

Oct 15, 2009
Barclays Capital economist Michelle Meyer talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether we are turning a corner in the labor market, and whether inflation could be a concern down the road.

How to deal with the foreclosures

Oct 15, 2009
Karen Shaw Petrou, banking analyst with Federal Financial Analytics, talks with Bill Radke about whether we are coming to the end of the foreclosure problem.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC