Jan 26, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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The World Economic Forum opens in Davos

Jan 26, 2011
The World Economic Forum opened in Davos this morning. Dignitaries from all over the world will gather to talk free markets and economic recovery. Stephen Beard explains.

Obama hopes overhauling corporate taxes will keep the U.S. globally competitive

Jan 26, 2011
The President gave his State of the Union Address last night. Among his many talking points, President Barack Obama hopes cutting corporate taxes will keep the U.S. globally competitive. Alisa Roth has more.

Airport security could affect Russia, but not necessarily the rest of the world

Jan 26, 2011
Airports across Russia have stepped up security following Monday's suicide bombing. The added measures could become permanent in Russia, but not necessarily around the globe. Peter Van Dyk explains.

The cost-benefit analysis of football injuries

Jan 26, 2011
The Super Bowl is set between the Steelers and Packers, and football fans across America will soon gather to watch the NFL season's final big hits. But those hits are exactly what some former players and advocates say is wrong with the game. New Yorker Magazine's Ben McGrath explains.

Mixed feelings predicted on corporate tax cuts

Jan 26, 2011
In last night's State of the Union address, President Barack Obama discussed his plan to for the U.S. to stay globally competitive: cutting corporate tax breaks. But NYU Professor Dan Shaviro thinks that corporations will have a mixed reaction to the cuts.
US President Barack Obama walks along the colonnade from the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, before the State of the Union.
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Mark Zandi: U.S. needs 'to have the best and the brightest' to remain competitive

Jan 26, 2011
Stacey Vanek Smith speaks with Mark Zandi about the president's State of the Union address, and his call to increase spending on education and also cut corporate taxes.
US President Barack Obama delivers a statement to the press on tax cuts and unemployment insurance.
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Toyota recalls another 1.7 million vehicles

Jan 26, 2011
Toyota announced this morning it's recalling 1.7 million vehicles. This time, the problem is with various faulty parts, including defective fuel devices. Alisa Roth has more.

GE Senior Vice President on global economic recovery

Jan 26, 2011
From the Davos economic forum, Beth Comstock, senior vice president of General Electric, talks with Steve Chiotakis about the global economic recovery.

New Jersey governor woos Illinois businesses

Jan 27, 2011
In barbed ads, Gov. Christie plays pitchman to lure Illinois firms to New Jersey with a pledge not to raise the state's (already high) taxes.

Nielsen goes public

Jan 27, 2011
The ratings company becomes 2011's first big private equity IPO and could set the standard for other privately held companies considering their own public offerings.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC