Nov 16, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 16, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 16, 2010

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Bethany McLean: a history of the financial crisis

Nov 16, 2010
We are joined by Bethany McLean of Vanity Fair, who is co-author of the new book, "All the Devils are Here" with Joe Nocera of the New York Times. McLean explores the history and scope of economic problems that led to the financial crisis.

Could iTunes and The Beatles "Come Together?"

Nov 16, 2010
Apple has scheduled an announcement for this morning that the company says "you'll never forget." It's being reported that Beatles music will finally be available for sale at Apple's online music store, iTunes. Stacy Vanek Smith has more.
An apple is placed on a turntable against a background image of the Beatles in London, 05 April 2006. Apple computer defended its right Wednesday to use the apple logo when promoting its own iTunes music service.
CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images

Saving the Euro could fall to Germany

Nov 16, 2010
Investors worry Ireland may require a debt bailout from other European nations, particularly from Germany. Stephen Beard has more.

How far would you go for your favorite brand?

Nov 16, 2010
A new study in the current issue of the Journal of Marketing says brand names mean so much to consumers, they'll go to great lengths to afford them. Joe Priester explains.

Sen. Ted Kaufman on foreclosure moratoriums and consequences to the economy

Nov 16, 2010
The Congressional Oversight Panel that was created to monitor the Wall Street Bailout has a new report out this morning. It says all those mortgage documentation issues that led to foreclosure moratoriums at many banks could have severe consequences for the economy. Senator Ted Kaufman explains.

Financial crisis could result from mortgage documentation issues

Nov 16, 2010
Homeowners struggling to avoid foreclosure may not have experienced the worst of their financial woes. Mortgage documentation issues that led to foreclosure moratoriums at many banks could lead to another financial crisis, according to a Congressional Oversight Panel report released Tuesday.

GM stocks expected to cost between $32 and $33 a share

Nov 16, 2010
GM this morning said its initial stock price will be more than expected, fetching between $32 and $33 a share. This price essentially blocks many taxpayers from investing in the company they helped to bailout. Stephen Rattner has more.

Interest rates are doing the opposite of what the Fed wants

Nov 16, 2010
As we've reported the Fed is pumping another $600 billion into the economy to spur more lending by bringing down long term interest rates. Well guess what? Long-term rates are going up. Juli Niemann has more.

iTunes will now sell The Beatles

Nov 16, 2010
Apple says it's news that people will never forget -- after a decades long feud the media giant will now sell songs from The Beatles catalog. Stacey Vanek-Smith has more.

Playing your way to job creation

Nov 17, 2010
Think you can solve your way through America's job problems? Get ready to roll the dice. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is launching a board and video game today called "This Way to Jobs." Marketplace's David Gura gave it a spin.

Chrysler's revving its engine with remodels

Nov 17, 2010
Carmaker Chrysler is getting ready to reboot, thanks to new owner Fiat and a fleet of revamped versions of old favorites. Will it be enough to get people to buy? Alisa Roth reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC