Jan 19, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 19, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 19, 2010

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Cadbury accepts Kraft's sweetened bid

Jan 19, 2010
British confectioner Cadbury has accepted U.S. food maker Kraft's new takeover bid, which sets the bar a few billion dollars higher. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about how Brits are responding to the change of heart.

Competition up for educational funding

Jan 19, 2010
Educators are working harder to prove their students are the highest performers so they can win educational funding in hard times. Jennifer Collins explores how the recession has made schools more competitive for limited resources.

Pennsylvanians gamble closer to home

Jan 19, 2010
Gambling hub Atlantic City is taking a hit as tri-state area residents gravitate towards casinos opening up close by. But what local casinos pull in as more revenue, they lose in productivity and law enforcement costs. Joel Rose reports.

Crib safety standards could be law

Jan 19, 2010
The Consumer Product Safety Commission will meet with consumer advocates today to move towards turning standards for crib safety from a voluntary practice to law. Rico Gagliano reports.

Senate balance at stake in Mass vote

Jan 19, 2010
Massachusetts voters elect a replacement for Senator Edward Kennedy today, and a Republican win would eliminate the Democrats' filibuster-proof majority in the Senate. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's John Dimsdale.

Cadbury descendant opposes Kraft deal

Jan 19, 2010
George Cadbury's great-granddaughter, Felicity Loudon, is vehemently opposed to Kraft's takeover of the iconic British chocolatier. Bill Radke talks to Loudon about her next move in the face of Cadbury's shareholders.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC