Jan 6, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 6, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 6, 2010

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Where will reform go without Dodd?

Jan 6, 2010
Where will the departure of Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd leave his financial reforms? Steve Chiotakis explores Dodd's proposals with Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer.

PA governor: Pass gambling or lose jobs

Jan 6, 2010
Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell is strongly advocating a law to legalize table games in the state, and has threatened to lay off 1,000 state employees unless it passes by Friday. Joel Rose reports how the move would help the state budget.

How HealthSouth started a fraud

Jan 6, 2010
Steve Chiotakis talks with HealthSouth co-founder Aaron Beam about his new book, "HealthSouth: The Wagon To Disaster," which chronicles the $2.8 billion fraud of HealthSouth co-founder Richard Scrushy.

Greece's crisis could undermine euro

Jan 6, 2010
E.U. officials are trying to head off a financial crisis in Greece that could have global repercussions. Bill Radke talks to European correspondent Stephen Beard about why the country's economic problems are particularly pressing.

Prada doesn't wear debt well

Jan 6, 2010
Prada may deny that it's talking to Swiss luxury goods company Richemont about a deal, but there's no doubt the company is in need of some funding. Alisa Roth explores the fashion giant's options for reducing over a billion dollars of debt.

IRS wants tax preparers registered

Jan 6, 2010
The IRS says it will require registration and certain testing standards for tax preparers after a report showed many of them to be negligent of tax law. Bill Radke talks with Los Angeles Times business columnist David Lazarus.

Will markets follow slumping e-trading?

Jan 6, 2010
Analysts on Wall Street have raised concerns recently about a slowdown in online trading activity, and some market watchers worry other traders may follow suit. Bob Moon reports.

Job losses at about two-year low

Jan 6, 2010
American companies cut an estimated 84,000 jobs in December according to ADP Employer Services. That's the smallest drop in almost two years. Steve Chiotakis gets more from Richard DeKaser of Woodley Park Research.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC