Jan 8, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 8, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 8, 2008

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January champions music's underdogs

Jan 8, 2008
The music charts indicate that January is a time for new musical discovery. Less mainstream bands are selling, while typical chart-toppers like Hannah Montana are slumping. Andrea Gardner reports.

It's the economy again, stupid

Jan 8, 2008
An old election adage about the economy might be making a comeback in the current campaign. John Dimsdale gets the word from voters in New Hampshire about the economic platform they're hoping to support.

British financial firms hit longtime low

Jan 8, 2008
Business for banks, brokerage and insurance companies has slid to its lowest rate in more than 16 years. But Megan Williams reports the overall British economy is still strong.

Poor in Argentina pay homage to saint

Jan 8, 2008
In times of economic hardship, more Argentinians are worshipping Gauchito Gil, the local saint of the poor. Rachel Hopkin explores the legend of the former soldier who robbed from the rich to give to the poor.

More interest in Asian bond markets

Jan 8, 2008
With bond markets lagging in Europe and the U.S., institutional investors are looking towards Asia. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports how the current credit crunch has helped the Asian bond market grow.

New Hampshire's other candidates

Jan 8, 2008
The $1,000 entry fee for presidential candidates in New Hampshire allows more people to run, and more unique platforms to be heard. Jane Lindholm looks into what some of the smaller candidates have to say.

Cures for a shortage of African doctors

Jan 8, 2008
The World Health Organization is meeting in Ethiopia to work towards ending a critical shortage of health care workers in 57 countries. One possible solution: train those living with HIV to help HIV patients. Sarah Gardner reports.

No ceremony for supporting actors

Jan 8, 2008
The Golden Globes are the latest casualty in the TV and movie writers' strike. The actors have refused to show up, and NBC will be airing a conference announcing the winners. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports the costs at stake.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC