Apr 13, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 13, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 13, 2010

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Senate explores WaMu's role in crisis

Apr 13, 2010
The Senate is investigating the failure of Washington Mutual as it prepares to take up a big financial regulatory overhaul bill. Stacey Vanek-Smith gets more from Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson.

Obama sets plan for changes at NASA

Apr 13, 2010
President Obama wants to change how NASA explores space and is also set to pull the plug on human trips to Mars and the moon. This cut would mean big job losses in Florida. Jill Barshay reports.

Why we still need librarians

Apr 13, 2010
Google is making the push to digitize millions of books. Will these types of moves render librarians obsolete? Bill Radke talks to Marilyn Johnson, author of "This Book Is Overdue," about why librarians are vital now.

What O'Brien's move means for cable

Apr 13, 2010
Conan O'Brien's move to a late-night show on TBS may be a symbolic step down from his last gig, but it could be a step towards the future for cable. Amy Scott explores how the move might impact viewers.

Patent reform could strengthen biotech

Apr 13, 2010
Biotech lobbyists are meeting in Washington today, where a patent reform bill on the table could strengthen the industry's position as patent holders. Kerry Grens reports what biotech companies stand to gain.

Oil market may be ahead of itself

Apr 13, 2010
The International Energy Agency reports that global stockpiles of fuel are relatively high, and industrialized demand is a bit low. The agency says another big jump could be a blow to the global economic recovery. Stephen Beard reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC