Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Jan 23, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 23, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Segments From this episode

The Fed wins the stimulus debate

Jan 23, 2008
When it comes to stiumulating the economy, everyone from the president to Congress to the politicians on the campaign trail has a plan. Commentator Will Wilkinson says yesterday's Fed's rate cut won out over them all.

Watch out for those green ones...

Jan 23, 2008
The maker of M&Ms wants to release a bag of greens-only candies to cash in on an urban legend about the romantic power of the colored chocolates. Andrea Gardner reports why it could be a risky campaign.

What overseas markets expect now

Jan 23, 2008
The Fed rate cut managed to ease some of the panic. What are investors overseas worrying about now? Scott Jagow talks to Bruce Einhorn of Businessweek Magazine in Hong Kong about what the mood is in the market over there.

Davos forum considers market turmoil

Jan 23, 2008
The annual World Economic Forum for business leaders in Davos, Switzerland is looking this year about what can be done for the troubled global economy. Stephen Beard also reports how some reacted to the Fed rate cut.

U.S. mayors dedicated to green

Jan 23, 2008
The housing crisis and sustainability issues are just two arenas this year's U.S. Conference of Mayors will be tackling. Dan Grech reports the mayors are focused on keeping up on climate-change initiatives

Loosening the limits on French sales

Jan 23, 2008
Retails sales are only permitting twice a year in France, but the government is considering allowing them year round. Anita Elash weighs the pros and cons of making "les soldes" more frequent.

Longer stays for breast cancer patients

Jan 23, 2008
Congress is considering a bill that would allow longer hospital stays for women who have undergone breast cancer surgery. Jeremy Hobson reports the main issues are time and money.

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 23, 2008

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC

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