Mar 3, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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Logjam break means more Senate funds

Mar 3, 2010
The Senate broke through a logjam yesterday that held up funding to extend unemployment benefits and pay federal highway construction workers. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer about what bills will follow.

BBC criticized for pre-emptive cutbacks

Mar 3, 2010
The BBC is making major cutbacks to its TV, radio and online broadcasting in a pre-emptive strike against the next election outcome. Some say the BBC is appeasing its commercially-motivated rivals. Stephen Beard reports.

Location apps: Where's the security?

Mar 3, 2010
Mobile device applications are increasingly using location check-ins to engage users and build their credibility. But where does all that information go, and can it hurt you? Gigi Douban reports.

ABC's Oscar drama just a rerun

Mar 3, 2010
ABC is threatening to withhold airing the Oscars as Cablevision continues refusing to pay more in carriage fees. But TV viewers have survived this type of bout before. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
An Oscar statuette sits in a display case at R.S. Owens & Company in Chicago, Ill.
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Justice Dept. eyes anti-euro collusion

Mar 3, 2010
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether several hedge funds added to Greece's debt problems by conspiring to drive down the value of the euro. Christopher Werth reports one particular event driving suspicions.

Many in U.S. not insured for a quake

Mar 3, 2010
Even though Californians have been told another massive quake is inevitable, the majority of them don't carry earthquake insurance. Bill Radke explores this predicament with Los Angeles Times business columnist David Lazarus.

Critics contest EPA CO2 regulation

Mar 3, 2010
The Environmental Protection Agency's annual budget includes President Obama's proposed $43 million to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Sarah Gardner reports why today's budgetary Senate hearing could turn into a climate regulations debate.

A health care overhaul without the GOP

Mar 3, 2010
President Obama's plan to overhaul the U.S. health care system may involve a legislative tactic which could get around the need for Republican support. Nancy Marshall Genzer explains how it works.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC