Oct 11, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 11, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 11, 2011

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Mid-day Extra: Wall Street looks to psychics

Oct 11, 2011
Psychics in New York City have noticed more and more of their clients are showing up in suits and asking questions about the stock market.

Europe awaits Slovakia's decision on bailout fund

Oct 11, 2011
A vote in Slovakia today could mean an expansion of the size of the euro bailout fund.

Juli Niemann: Corporations doing well, but it's not trickling down

Oct 11, 2011
Juli Niemann, analyst at Smith, Moore and Company, explains why good corporate earnings news might not help the rest of us.

In tough venture capital market, quality over quantity matters

Oct 11, 2011
Venture capitalists had their worst quarter since 2003. What does this mean for companies looking to start up in the coming years?

Congress could cut back on heating assistance to the poor

Oct 11, 2011
Cutting $1 billion from the heating program would leave two million households without aid.

The spillover effects of foreclosures

Oct 11, 2011
Studies reveal that multiple foreclosures in neighborhoods can cause increases in crime and health care costs.

More foreign investment wanted

Oct 11, 2011
President Obama wants to drum up more foreign investment. But what does the U.S. have to offer?

News of NBA lockout hits China

Oct 11, 2011
The first two weeks of the NBA season have been cancelled as negotiations between players and owners hit a standstill -- which has effects far outside of the U.S.

Wall Street could lose 10,000 jobs in the coming year

Oct 11, 2011
The New York state comptroller is predicting that the financial world of New York could lose as many as 10,000 securities industry jobs by the end of 2012.

Slovakia's vote will decide fate of European bailout fund

Oct 11, 2011
A vote today in Slovakia will have big consequences for Europe and the rest of the world.

Does foreign investment really create jobs?

Oct 11, 2011
The Obama administration has plans to create jobs in the U.S. by cutting taxes and encouraging foreign investment. Some measures might help in the short run, while others should have more long term results.

Video game maker to team up with lab to create supercomputer

Oct 11, 2011
The advanced chips that make new supercomputers possible are subsidized by the video game industry.

Mixed feelings surround decisions in Europe

Oct 11, 2011
European inspectors say Greece will be able to receive the next round of bailout funds in November, and a vote is expected today from Slovakia on an extension of bailout funds in the eurozone.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC