Segments From this episode
The National Association of Realtors is expected to report better home sales numbers than a year ago. But even though sales might be picking up, there are still plenty of bargains to be found. Sally Herships reports.
Many states have exhausted the funds set aside for jobless benefits. Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman explains what they are doing to keep payments flowing to the unemployed.
Community bankers are meeting with President Obama today, who is encouraging the group to make more loans. But regulators are telling small bankers to conserve. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Beijing said it regrets a decision by the World Trade Organization that sides against China on market restrictions made against certain media providers. Scott Tong reports how these rules restrict Hollywood.
Environmentalists are fighting those who want to deepen the Delaware River, siting the release of harmful toxins into the water. But Philadelphia port authority officials say the move is necessary to stay competitive. Joel Rose reports.
British regulators have given the green light to a proposed merger between Ticketmaster and concert producer Live Nation. U.K. fears lifted that such a deal would lessen competition, but the U.S. has yet to decide. Stephen Beard reports.
Apple is reportedly in talks to offer programming from CBS and the Walt Disney Company, owner of ABC and other networks. Jennifer Collins reports on the latest in the Internet TV race.
National Gross Domestic Product was revised lower for the third quarter. The number wasn't quite as robust as originally anticipated. Steve Chiotakis talks with analyst Juli Niemann at Smith, Moore and Company.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, December 22, 2009