Nov 3, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 3, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 3, 2009

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Two tool companies set to become one

Nov 3, 2009
Stanley Works is acquiring Black & Decker in a stock deal valued at $4.5 billion. Mitchell Hartman reports.

SEC to look at retirement investing risks

Nov 3, 2009
Mary Schapiro, head of the Securities and Exchange Commission, says regulators will step up their scrutiny of retirement investments. John Dimsdale reports.

Gas line to India may be a pipe dream

Nov 3, 2009
There's not enough power to go around in South Asia, so India is hoping to get natural gas shipped in from Iran. But there's one big obstacle. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.

States shy away from borrowing

Nov 3, 2009
Voters will be deciding on a number of ballot initiatives in elections. But many cash-strapped states aren't using the opportunity to get new borrowing approved. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

U.K. banks get more government aid

Nov 3, 2009
The British government is pumping tens of billions of dollars into two of the biggest banks in the U.K., again. Stephen Beard reports.

Organized labor gets renewed power

Nov 3, 2009
New rules for union elections in the airline and rail industries will make things easier for labor organizers. Reporter Mitchell Hartman talks with Bill Radke about the shift in power towards unions.

Art auction houses test the market

Nov 3, 2009
The art auction season is kicking off in New York. But some aspects of art auctioning are going, going, gone. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Video: Hyundai's lesson in marketing

Nov 3, 2009
Hyundai Canada responds to a video, which shows a Hyundai customer's car -- a 2004 Elantra -- being crushed in a really bad parking job. Hyundai wanted to help and this video shows what happened.

Buffett bets on transportation with deal

Nov 3, 2009
Warren Buffett's firm, Berkshire Hathaway, will buy giant rail company Burlington Northern Santa Fe in a deal worth $44 billion. Reporter Mitchell Hartman talks the details with Bill Radke.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC