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Sep 10, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, September 10, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, September 10, 2009

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After Lehman: 'I loved my job there'

Sep 10, 2009
Elizabeth Moran, was a vice president of talent management at Lehman Brothers. She tells how she's adapting to her new life away from Wall Street.

After Lehman: 'Proud of the work'

Sep 10, 2009
Lehman Brothers' demise deepened the nation's financial crisis. It also left thousands of people out of work. One of them was Dave Demuro, the firm's director of global compliance and regulation. He reflects on his 24 years there.

Good numbers amidst foreclosures

Sep 10, 2009
Encouraging statistics suggest efforts by lenders to modify troubled mortgages may be slowing the spread of foreclosures. But the number of foreclosures is still near July's record high. John Dimsdale reports.

Hockey doesn't do well in the desert

Sep 10, 2009
Ray Artigue helped bring the Phoenix Coyotes hockey team to Arizona from Canada, but now says early criticism that the sport wouldn't thrive there may have turned out to be justified. The bankrupt team is up for auction. Peter O'Dowd reports.

Blankfein criticizes excessive bonuses

Sep 10, 2009
At a banking conference in Frankfurt, Germany, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein spoke out against excessive banker pay, calling for guaranteed bonuses to be banned. Is this justified coming from him? Stephen Beard reports.

How did the SEC miss Madoff?

Sep 10, 2009
This morning, Congress re-opens its investigation into how government investigators missed Bernie Madoff's $65 billion Ponzi Scheme, starting with a 500-page report from the SEC. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's John Dimsdale.

Opel deal needs more guarantees

Sep 10, 2009
General Motors says the deal to sell its European unit Opel still needs more financing guarantees from the German government, but it's confident those will come through. Bill Radke has the latest.

Unemployment claims dropping

Sep 10, 2009
The government said first-time claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, and the number of people continuing to receive benefits fell as well. Steve Chiotakis talks to Doug Foreman with Highmark Capital.

'Books' would tell Google about you

Sep 10, 2009
A House Committee is looking into the Google Books settlement today. Google has already scanned millions of titles but objections to the deal could throw a wrench into the online library. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Google logo at a stand at Frankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany
Martin Oeser/AFP/Getty Images

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC