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Word of mouth has long been one of the most effective ways for businesses to get their names out. But a new study finds the buzz generated in social circles isn't what it used to be. Jeff Tyler reports.
Law enforcement agencies faced with shrinking budgets have been forced to keep their aging cruisers on the road. And that's meant a lot of cash-strapped repairs and slow-moving Crown Victorias. Gigi Douban reports.
UBS reported a billion dollars in earnings today -- its first profit in over than a year. But the Swiss banking giant's rewarding numbers also indicate a worrying trend. Stephen Beard explores what's rattling the nerves of UBS's depositors.
Federal Aviation Administration says airline pilots can't fly more than eight hours a day. But a special Frontline report airing tonight shows us a world that doesn't abide by this rule -- at the severe risk of the pilots. Miles O'Brien reports.
A new survey from the National Federation of Independent Business says the mood among small businesses remains sullen despite a growing U.S. economy. Brett Neely examines what could lift the gloom.
French nuclear power giant Areva is buying Ausra, a Silicon Valley solar start-up, with hopes of dominating the solar thermal power market. Sarah Gardner explains who gets what out of the deal and why Areva might be looked at as a French GE.
Investors are feeling more comfortable with the prospects a solution to the debt problems in Greece, Spain and Portugal. Steve Chiotakis talks to analyst Juli Niemann of Smith, Moore and Company.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 9, 2010