Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Feb 10, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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Geithner unveils bank rescue plan

Feb 10, 2009
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner unveiled a revamped financial rescue plan this morning to untangle the banking system and support new lending. Bill Radke explores some sticking points of the new Financial Stability Plan.

States sweat cuts in Senate stimulus

Feb 10, 2009
President Obama's stimulus package is awaiting a Senate vote, and states are worried about losing up to $40 billion in funding. Janet Babin reports higher education would likely suffer first.

A school tackling life's bigger questions

Feb 10, 2009
For people who have figured out how to survive in the recession, there are still plenty of unanswered questions surrounding life's deeper meaning. Christopher Werth visits a school in London assisting those on a soul-searching journey.

British bankers roasted on losses

Feb 10, 2009
Four top British bankers are being hauled before a parliamentary committee on two of the U.K.'s financial crisis big casualties, Royal Bank of Scotland and HBOS. Stephen Beard explains the ritual humiliation.

Friars looking for a few good men

Feb 10, 2009
The New York subway system may be an odd place to consider becoming a friar, but one group of Franciscans hoping to up vocations is getting creative. Ashley Milne-Tyte explores which demographic might find the friar lifestyle appealing.

Close check on child-product chemicals

Feb 10, 2009
A new U.S. law in effect today says child products can't contain more than one-tenth of 1 percent phthalates, a plastic-softening chemical. Congress passed it after last year's recalls of Chinese-made toys. Mitchell Hartman reports.

A national policy for renewable energy

Feb 10, 2009
Congress looks at a renewable energy proposal today that would require utilities to tap more into alternative sources like wind and solar. Sam Eaton reports why creating a single national policy could be tough.

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC