Jun 9, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 9, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Segments From this episode

Chinese labor strike persists despite violence

Jun 9, 2010
A workers' strike continues today at an auto parts factory outside of Shanghai as laborer discontent becomes more visible throughout China.

How Sen. Lincoln will affect banking reform

Jun 9, 2010
Arkansas Senator Blance Lincoln's Democratic primary win means a continued impact on the Senate's financial reform.

Senate could raise oil liability cap to $10 billion

Jun 9, 2010
The Senate Environment Committee holds a hearing today on whether to jack up liability caps for companies that cause oil spills.

Gov't aims to cut federal spending by 5%

Jun 9, 2010
White House budget planners are working to trim 5 percent of federal spending by 2012. Meanwhile, Bernanke notes a lackluster recovery.

Cell phones will move cash through Haiti

Jun 9, 2010
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is putting $10 million into a program to get money moving through Haiti through networked mobile phones.

Consumers more alert to Cadmium

Jun 9, 2010
Today's recall of McDonald's Shrek glasses coated with Cadmium paint highlights the dangers of the substance for consumers.

Roadblocks hamper business along Africa's Ivory Coast

Jun 9, 2010
Along the Ivory Coast, roadblocks tax business travelers trying to make their way across the continent.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC