Dec 21, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, December 21, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, December 21, 2010

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GE program helps firms figure out water risk

Dec 21, 2010
Jeff Fulgham from General Electric Water & Process Technologies talks with Steve Chiotakis about a new program from GE that will help companies assess their water risk, why a program like this hasn't been implemented before, and the economic impact it might have.

First figures from the census speak to population and representation

Dec 21, 2010
The first figures from the census are out today. Eve Troeh looks at the census population numbers as economic indicators.

Online ad spending surpasses print ad spending

Dec 21, 2010
This year, for the first time, online advertisers spent more on online ads than print ads. Though analysts have been predicting this event, it's still a media milestone. Stacey Vanek Smith speaks to Andrew Frank about what this means for advertising.
An online ad on a Blackberry mobile device.
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Seasonal weather takes a toll on the UK

Dec 21, 2010
It's cold and snowy in many parts of Europe. And there are fears the icy weather could plunge the whole British economy into the deep freeze. Stephen Beard explains.

FCC to approve "net neutrality" rules

Dec 21, 2010
The Federal Communications Commission is expected to approve net neutrality rules. The rules are supposed to help ensure internet users get equal access to bandwidth whether they're visiting a major site or something more specialized.

How the new census numbers will affect state budgets

Dec 21, 2010
Marketplace's Eve Troeh looks at who the population gainers and losers are in this year's census and how that may impact how money is distributed across the U.S.

Automakers suing over new ethanol requirements

Dec 22, 2010
A new EPA rule from the fall allowed for more ethanol to be mixed in with gasoline, but now automakers are suing, stating that the new blends aren't safe for cars.

Venture capitalists expected to back more startups in 2011

Dec 22, 2010
Promising startups in technology and research and development are expected to get more support next year.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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