Mar 9, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 9, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 9, 2010

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Toyota fighting back on tech issues

Mar 9, 2010
Toyota held a press conference to rebut an ABC News story that allegedly shows how miswiring vehicles can cause unintended acceleration. Steve Chiotakis gets more technical details from Marketplace's Alisa Roth.

U.S. next stop on Greece's debt tour

Mar 9, 2010
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.

Jenny Craig bids new dieters 'Bonjour'

Mar 9, 2010
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.

Northup, EADS drop out of Air Force bid

Mar 9, 2010
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.

Frank: Fed would not have new power

Mar 9, 2010
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.

Stock market comeback is actually slow

Mar 9, 2010
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.

Paperwork delays Colorado food stamps

Mar 9, 2010
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.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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