Jul 19, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 19, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 19, 2011

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Chipotle expected to keep profits on the upswing

Jul 19, 2011
With its simple menu and fresh ingredients, the burrito chain has delighted both diners and investors.

What Borders' liquidation could mean for competitors

Jul 19, 2011
If Borders closes all its stores, competing bookstores like Barnes & Noble will probably suffer through some short-term pain.

Obama's fuel efficiency standards may be too high

Jul 19, 2011
Big carmakers are fighting against the Obama administration's latest proposal for fuel efficiency standards.

Where are women in the debt talks?

Jul 19, 2011
Besides House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, there are no women in the leadership of the debt ceiling debates. Congresswoman Susan Davis, a Democrat from California, says that should change.

Chinese government opens strategic pork reserve

Jul 19, 2011
Pork is a main staple in the Chinese diet, so when the price of the meat fluctuates it affects both rich and poor across every region of the country.

Apple eyes deal with world's largest wireless provider

Jul 19, 2011
China Mobile has 600 million users -- and reports are that those users may soon be able to buy an iPhone

Media mogul Murdoch started small Down Under

Jul 19, 2011
Embattled News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch's empire began with a single newspaper in Australia. As his holdings in the UK come under fire, we take a look at how that one paper turned into a business spanning continents.

Bank of America earnings disappoint

Jul 19, 2011
An expensive mortgage-backed security settlement and a balance sheet still weighed down by bad loans contributed to a $9 billion second-quarter loss for the largest bank in the country.

Real estate market health is all about sector, sector, sector

Jul 19, 2011
With 400 remaining Borders stores closing, and a growth in the popularity of multi-family homes, the real estate market is developing to meet new demands. Juli Niemann explains.

Price of gold reaches new high

Jul 19, 2011
Debt problems on both sides of the Atlantic have sent investors in search of a 'safe' investment that has historically kept its value.

Robo-signing could be a much larger problem than initially expected

Jul 19, 2011
Pallavi Gogoi, business writer for the Associated Press, explains how a nationwide investigation into robo-signed mortgage documents could reveal 'millions' of questionable signatures.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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