Jan 20, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 20, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 20, 2009

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Chrysler and Fiat join forces

Jan 20, 2009
Chrysler and Italian carmaker Fiat have announced a partnership, but Fiat won't be helping by injecting the Detroit automaker with cash. Steve Chiotakis talks to Ashley Milne-Tyte, who is following the story.

Cell providers prepare for inauguration

Jan 20, 2009
Cell phone providers are wheeling out temporary towers to boost their networks for the Obama inauguration today. Companies expect millions more people to be on the phone or texting. Jeremy Hobson reports.

A conservative wish list for Obama plan

Jan 20, 2009
Barack Obama wants bipartisan support for his economic plans. What do the conservatives think? Scott Jagow talks to the American Enterprise Institute's Kevin Hassett about what Obama's priorities should be.

Russia, Ukraine work out pipeline kinks

Jan 20, 2009
Russia began pumping natural gas again, ending a two-week streak where 20 countries in the continent lost supplies. A contract with Ukraine helped patch up the issue, but not bruised reputations. Stephen Beard reports.

Inauguration: A party for the people

Jan 20, 2009
Everything is ready for the folks who have flooded Washington, D.C. for inauguration, from Jumbo-trons to free and low-cost balls. Celebration events have the common man in mind. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Venture capital funds slimming down

Jan 20, 2009
Venture capital fundraising was down significantly in 2008 from the year before, and the trend is expected to continue into the new year. Part of the problem is money tied up in other start-ups. Mitchell Hartman reports.

Washington not too bad in recession

Jan 20, 2009
Washington, D.C. tends to get a boost from increased government spending when faced with tough economic times, and the current unemployment rate is low. But the region is not immune to hardship. Ronni Radbill reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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