Jun 15, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 15, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Segments From this episode

Oil executives to testify on offshore drilling

Jun 15, 2010
Top oil executives will converge on Capitol Hill today for a hearing on offshore drilling safety.

Houston sets billion-dollar plan for Astrodome

Jun 15, 2010
Houston officials unveiled a billion-dollar plan yesterday to repurpose the Houston Astrodome, the city's mega complex which has sat empty for years.

E3 2010: Microsoft, Sony get in on motion-control gaming

Jun 15, 2010
Bitmob editor and cofounder Dan "Shoe" Hsu tells us why motion-controlled video game consoles are big at E3 2010 and why 3-D games aren't there yet.

World Cup security guards strike in wage dispute

Jun 15, 2010
World Cup security guards are protesting low wages with strikes in multiple host cities.

China invests in Greek shipping industry

Jun 15, 2010
Chinese officials in Athens are expected to announce the first of several investments in Greece's shipping and transportation sectors, which could be worth several billion dollars.

Arizonan town at crossroads over immigration and tourism

Jun 15, 2010
Thirty miles from Mexico, Tombstone, Ariz., is at a crossroads for illegal immigration and tourism. Jeff Tyler visited the home of the OK Corral to get locals' perspective on the showdown over Arizona's tough new immigration law.

Regulators approve 'futures trading' for films

Jun 15, 2010
Federal regulators have approved a new way for investors to make money on films.

Starbucks to offer free Wi-Fi and other Web incentives

Jun 15, 2010
Starbucks will begin offering unlimited wireless Internet to customers next month and other Web freebies to keep people in stores.

Sri Lanka removed from Lloyd's of London 'risk of war' blacklist

Jun 15, 2010
Lloyd's of London has removed Sri Lanka from its blacklist of countries at risk of war.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC