Oct 25, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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U.S., Europe worry about effects of possible recession

Oct 25, 2011
As a solution to the European debt crisis remains pending, a House Financial Services Subcommittee will meet today to determine how dangerous Greek debts are.

Mid-day Extra: When Obama dines at your restaurant

Oct 25, 2011
Yesterday, Obama dropped in on a Los Angeles institution: Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles. When the president makes a visit, does it make a difference in food sales in the months that come?

Campaign for more female engineers launches in the U.K.

Oct 25, 2011
The U.K. has the lowest proportion of female engineers in Europe. Industry leaders are hoping to change that.

Juli Niemann: It's a split housing market

Oct 25, 2011
Home prices in a number of cities rose according to the Case-Shiller index. But overall sales dropped. Juli Niemann, analyst with Smith, Moore, and Company, explains the variance.

Changing federal student aid

Oct 25, 2011
Student loan debt is expected to hit $1 trillion this year. The biggest provider of those loans by far is the federal government. Today, a committee in the House is looking into how a big change in the student loan program is working out.

Hospital mergers in Colorado

Oct 25, 2011
President Obama's health reform law is pushing a nationwide trend in Colorado: more hospital mergers.

What's Amazon without its books?

Oct 25, 2011
The company may have started as a book retailer, but now it's grown into so much more.

Greek customers of U.S. products

Oct 25, 2011
Greece is not a major trade partner for the U.S. But there's one California company that has a very specific role in Greece right now.

BP reports big quarterly profits

Oct 25, 2011
The company, which has faced much controversy after being partially responsible for the biggest oil spill in U.S. history, says it has reached a turning point.

Netflix shares down after losing 800,000 customers

Oct 25, 2011
After the Qwikster debacle, Netflix has reported it lost nearly a million subscribers, and the market is reacting.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC