Oct 8, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 8, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 8, 2009

Segments From this episode

IBM case shows tough anti-trust stance

Oct 8, 2009
IBM is under scrutiny for alleged unfair behavior in the mainframe-computer market. John Dimsdale reports.

U.K. group pushes for flat Asian wage

Oct 8, 2009
A British workers' rights group is calling for a flat minimum wage across Asia. Jeremy Hobson reports.

A strong economic recovery? Really?

Oct 8, 2009
Economics correspondent Chris Farrell talks with Steve Chiotakis about why some analysts believe that once an economic recovery takes hold, it will be a strong one.

Retail: An option for biz-school grads

Oct 8, 2009
Most analysts expect September retail sales to fall and the holidays to be gloomy, but the industry isn't having a tough time attracting new corporate talent. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Who makes more: U.S. or foreign docs?

Oct 8, 2009
How much do U.S. doctors make compared to docs in other rich countries? Stephan Richter of TheGlobalist.com quizzes Bill Radke, and also lets us know how much U.S. specialists make compared to their patients.

U.K. sours on Ticketmaster-Live Nation

Oct 8, 2009
There's word that regulators in Britain aren't keen on the merger between Ticketmaster and Live Nation. Stephen Beard reports.

FHA's low cash reserves cause worry

Oct 8, 2009
A House committee will look into the health of the Federal Housing Administration. Steve Henn reports the agency's falling cash reserves has some concerned about another potential bailout.

A look at the retail, jobless numbers

Oct 8, 2009
Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, talks with Steve Chiotakis about what the latest retail numbers mean for holidays sales, and the latest jobless numbers.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC