Mar 22, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 22, 2011

HTML EMBED:
COPY

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Segments From this episode

Health care law turns one

Mar 22, 2011
It has been a year since Congress passed the Affordable Care Act. Many of the changes won't take place until 2014, but for some, the groundwork is being laid now. A new crop of health care co-ops are being planned that could bring together insurance companies and doctors to increase care and reduce costs.

Auto workers want to share Detroit's new wealth

Mar 22, 2011
United Auto Workers officials meet Tuesday to map out strategy ahead of labor contract talks with newly profitable Detroit carmakers.

Investment bankers win big in AT&T-T-Mobile deal

Mar 22, 2011
Deutsche Telekom is reportedly paying $145 million to various investment firms that had a hand in the AT&T-T-Mobile merger.

British record labels look toward new media for fresh talent

Mar 22, 2011
Hit talent shows like "The X Factor" have become a prime source of new talent for the British music industry.

Japan power company has troubled history

Mar 22, 2011
Even before the earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant was already one of the most trouble-prone facilities in the country. But as problems continue, many look to plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company's questionable history.

Obama pledges to boost South American trade, exports

Mar 22, 2011
The President is in South America this week hoping to forge stronger partnerships with countries like Colombia and Panama as the region bounces back from the global recession.

Report: Gaddafi uses gold to fund Libyan army

Mar 22, 2011
The Financial Times reports this morning that Muammar Gaddafi could be using over 144 tons of gold in Libya's central bank to fund the country's army, despite U.S. and European sanctions.

Obama pushes for mutually-beneficial trade with South America

Mar 22, 2011
President Obama is in Central and South America this week pushing his five-year plan to double trade with the region. Shannon O'Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations explains how each party benefits from the trade relationship.

The high price of a military campaign in Libya

Mar 22, 2011
Some members of the Congress are criticizing President Obama for signing off on the military campaign in Libya. Many are concerned over the price tag of the mission, including the crash of the U.S. fighter jet.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC