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Segments From this episode
After already having passed through the capitals of Europe seeking help, Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is in Washington, D.C. to ask President Obama to help shoulder his country's $25 billion in debt. Is that fair? John Dimsdale reports.
The French may be famous for their physiques, but the influx of fast food into the country has helped give rise to an increase in obesity. So Jenny Craig is pitching in by opening over a dozen weight-loss centers nationally. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Defense contractor Northrop Grumman and its European partner, EADS, have dropped out of a bid for a $40 billion deal to supply the U.S. Air Force with refueling tankers. Bill Radke finds out why from Marketplace's Stephen Beard.
The Senate continues debate over financial regulatory reform, with a clearer picture developing of how the Federal Reserve would play into any proposed legislation. Steve Chiotakis gets an in-depth look from Congressman Barney Frank, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee.
It may seem like the markets have been rapidly rising since hitting rock bottom a year ago, but skeptics still say a significant chunk is still in the hole. Bob Moon reports.
Colorado is having trouble processing paperwork for recipients of food stamps, and as a result many are not getting their stamps renewed. The delay is a violation of federal law. Zachary Barr reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 9, 2010