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Sep 9, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, September 9, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, September 9, 2010

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A look inside the conditions at Foxconn

Sep 9, 2010
A Bloomberg BusinessWeek story profiles the man who started the Chinese manufacturing company Foxconn, which was thrust into the spotlight after a string of suicides at one of its plants. Bloomberg BusinessWeek editor Josh Tyrangiel visited the facility and talks about what he found.

Housing woes halt architects' plans

Sep 9, 2010
The housing market got us into this mess. And as more and more Americans have been laid off, office buildings have emptied out. All that hits hard for one profession in particular: architects. Jeremy Hobson reports.

U.K. regulator fines Goldman $31m

Sep 9, 2010
Goldman Sachs has been fined following fraud allegations -- again. This time, it happened in the U.K. The British financial regulator has slapped a $31 million fine on the investment bank. London bureau chief Stephen Beard talks with Bill Radke about why it's being fined.

Nonprofits hire more than for-profits

Sep 9, 2010
A study out this week says nonprofits apparently hired more workers during the downturn than even the commercial world did. Janet Babin reports.

USW wants probe of China's clean tech

Sep 9, 2010
U.S. Steelworkers plan to file a complaint with the Obama administration, demanding investigation into China's clean tech policies. The union blames China of illegally subsidizing its own domestic wind energy and solar panel companies that, in turn, they say, creates an unfair playing field. Rob Schmitz reports.

The score on NFL stadiums and bonds

Sep 9, 2010
The NFL season is kicking off at the massive Superdome as the New Orleans Saints host the Minnesota Vikings. Some NFL stadiums, though, still have bonds to pay. Steven Malanga, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, talks the details with Steve Chiotakis.

Irish plan to split failed bank

Sep 9, 2010
When Ireland's Anglo-Irish bank failed, it nearly bankrupted the nation. Now the Irish government says it has a plan to split the bank up.

Why are U.S. exports doing so well?

Sep 9, 2010
The trade deficit for July fell from the month before -- by nearly $7 billion. That comes on the heels on some of the best export numbers in two years. Reporter Scott Tong talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether the good news in trade could bring us out of the downturn.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC