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Apr 22, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 22, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 22, 2009

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What debt holders want from Chrysler

Apr 22, 2009
The Obama administration wants Chrysler to reduce its debt drastically before it seals its deal with carmaker Fiat. But some of its largest creditors aren't willing to make the concessions the government wants. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Obama budget adds up to a big problem

Apr 22, 2009
President Obama has ordered his cabinet to root out $100 million in unnecessary spending over the next 90 days. But commentator Will Wilkinson says this amounts to very little when you look at the bigger picture of Obama's budget.

YouTube success story not paying cash

Apr 22, 2009
Susan Boyle's appearance on TV competition "Britain's Got Talent" is well on its way to being the most watched video ever on YouTube. But the clip still hasn't generated money for the site. Joel Rose reports.

Car scrapping isn't always for upgrade

Apr 22, 2009
The U.K. is considering a program that would pay drivers nearly $3,000 to trade in their old cars for new ones. But the proposal wouldn't guarantee that the new vehicle be a fuel-efficient model. Christopher Werth reports.

Changes would help consumer safety

Apr 22, 2009
How can we better prevent injury and death to children brought on by playing with a toy? Bill Radke talks to L.A. Times business columnist David Lazarus about where the consumer products safety has failed us.

Regional airports flying into trouble

Apr 22, 2009
When airlines hit turbulence, it's the smaller landing pads that start to suffer. Airlines have canceled nonstop flights to hub cities and vacation destinations or pulled out altogether. Mitchell Hartman reports.

Cap-and-trade could reach households

Apr 22, 2009
The House will spend its Earth Day debating a plan to limit greenhouse gases. One proposal is a cap-and trade program that would drive 80 percent emissions reduction over 40 years, with costs passed onto households. Jennifer Collins reports.

Market is a mixed bag this quarter

Apr 22, 2009
The market has a mixture of better-than-expected and disappointing earnings results this quarter. Steve Chiotakis finds out who scored high from Sam Stovall of S&P Equity Research in New York.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC