Jun 22, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 22, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 22, 2010

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Rising price of oysters takes toll on po-boy

Jun 22, 2010
The latest casualty of the Gulf oil spill: The oyster po-boy, a famous New Orleans sandwich and longtime staple regional food. High prices of oysters are even forcing some restaurant owners to knock the food off their menus.

UPDATE: Court overturns deepwater drilling moratorium

Jun 22, 2010
A court decided to roll back President Obama's six-month moratorium on deepwater oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico.

Ambitious homelessness plan would ease social service budgets

Jun 22, 2010
The Obama Administration is unveiling an ambitious national plan to end homelessness that could help shave millions of dollars off stressed hospital and police budgets.

Bank overdraft protection will now be optional

Jun 22, 2010
Starting next week, people who open a bank account will have to opt-in to overdraft protection, effectively ending the surprise $40 cup of coffee.
People walk outside Citigroup headquarters beneath a Citibank sign in New York City.
Mario Tama/Getty Image

One-child workers: A generation of 'little emperors'

Jun 22, 2010
Between a bustling economy and a generation that won't settle for anything less than their lofty expectations, Human Resource managers in China have their work cut out for them.

Britain unveils severe emergency budget cuts

Jun 22, 2010
The British government has unveiled the harshest budget for the U.K. in over three decades.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC