Jun 14, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 14, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 14, 2011

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New Jersey to close round one of bids for offshore wind

Jun 14, 2011
This offshore wind project could be first in the nation to start running. The U.S. has lagged behind Europe and other countries in getting offshore wind to market.

Federal agency sues Boeing on behalf of unionized workers

Jun 14, 2011
Boeing goes before the National Labor Relations Board today to face accusations it built a new plant in South Carolina intentionally to harm its unions in Washington state.

Pandora prepares to go public

Jun 14, 2011
Riding the IPO wave, the digital radio company raises the size of its offering and share price.

Department of Defense to roll out energy plans

Jun 14, 2011
Expect everything from solar-powered tents to hybrid ships. What the services buy can help entrepreneurs through the Valley of Death and to commercial market.

Chinese inflation hits a three-year high

Jun 14, 2011
Inflation in China soared in May to its highest level in 34 months. Prices grew 5.5 percent from a year ago.

Greece has world's worst credit rating

Jun 14, 2011
Greece's debt rating was slashed again. The cut makes Greece the riskiest nation in the world to invest in -- worse than even Pakistan and Ecuador.

Obama's visit to Puerto Rico is about politics, economics

Jun 14, 2011
President Obama today will make the first official U.S. presidential visit to Puerto Rico since President John F. Kennedy. Puerto Ricans hope Obama's visit could spark job growth in the struggling economy.

British fear 'American-style' health care

Jun 14, 2011
As American politicians continue to debate ways to reform health care, British politicians are telling a concerned population that the U.K. will not turn their National Health Service into an 'American-style' private system.

With clock ticking, lawmakers resume debt discussions

Jun 14, 2011
Vice President Joe Biden and congressional negotiators will resume debt reduction discussions today. New faces, such las Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke are joining the talks today in hopes of avoiding a federal default.

Wholesale prices rise at slower pace in May

Jun 14, 2011
Wholesale prices rose at the slowest pace in 10 months in May, as food costs fell and gas prices rose. Juli Niemann, from Smith Moore and Co., explains.

Pepsi NEXT targets the mildly health conscious

Jun 14, 2011
In the ongoing battle to please both calorie-conscious and sweet-toothed consumers, Pepsi is preparing to launch a mid-calorie beverage called 'Pepsi NEXT.'

Nokia settles patent battle with Apple

Jun 14, 2011
Apple will reportedly pay Nokia an undisclosed amount in licensing fees for past and ongoing use of Nokia technology. Cecilia Kang with the Washington Post explains.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC