Oct 6, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 6, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 6, 2011

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One filmmaker who owes his success to Steve Jobs

Oct 6, 2011
Over the years, Steve Jobs impacted all kinds of industries. We speak to one filmmaker who got his start on iMovie.

Alaska's permanent fund dividend likely to boost sales

Oct 6, 2011
Alaskans get $1,174 today as part of the state's permanent fund dividend payout. Retailers expect to see October's sales jump.

Where companies keep their cash

Oct 6, 2011
When companies talk of cash reserves, they're usually not referring to stacks of c-notes.

Steve Jobs remembered in China

Oct 6, 2011
Steve Jobs impacted the lives of millions across the globe. Marketplace's Rob Schmitz went to the newly opened Apple store in Shanghai for reaction to Jobs' death.

European unease continues over Greek bailout

Oct 6, 2011
European banks might be subject to a new round of stress tests that would assume a possible Greek default.

As world remembers Steve Jobs, a look at where Apple can go from here

Oct 6, 2011
People all around the world are honoring the work of Steve Jobs this morning. How will Apple continue on and live up to his legacy?

London looks back at the importance of Steve Jobs

Oct 6, 2011
Jeremy Hobson is in London this week as the death of Steve Jobs was announced. He went to the Apple store in Covent Garden to get reaction from Londoners.

Jobs' impact reached beyond tech world to average consumer

Oct 6, 2011
We speak to Washington Post reporter Cecilia Kang, live from outside an Apple store in Maryland, about why Steve Jobs was important outside of Silicon Valley.

Secretary Geithner heads to Congress to report on U.S. financial system

Oct 6, 2011
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner heads to Congress today to deliver a report on the level of risk in the U.S. financial system.

Is Obama's jobs package vital to save the economy?

Oct 6, 2011
Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, and the BBC's Andrew Walker let us know how important a jobs package is -- for the U.S. and Europe.

Walt Mossberg: Jobs will be remembered like Ford, Edison

Oct 6, 2011
What will Steve Jobs be remembered for a hundred years from now? We ask Walt Mossberg, who wrote often about Jobs for the Wall Street Journal.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC