Oct 12, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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Mid-day Extra: Fighting for a seat on the morning commute

Oct 12, 2011
Londoners face crowded subway trains every morning on the way to the office. What kind of tactics might give them an edge in actually getting a seat?

Senate passes bill to halt undervaluing of Chinese yuan

Oct 12, 2011
Complaints against China and its ability to undervalue its currency have made their way to the U.S. Senate. The bill would impose tariffs on imports from countries suspected of such monetary maneuvers.

Apple launches the iCloud

Oct 12, 2011
Apple is joining a list of other companies already playing the cloud market.

U.S. steel industry shows signs of a turnaround

Oct 12, 2011
Natural gas and automotive industries are giving a boost to U.S. steel.

Free trade deals moving

Oct 12, 2011
The deal with South Korea is the biggest moving through Congress, and some U.S. products would get a needed boost.

Manufacturing looks to change its image problem

Oct 12, 2011
As their baby boomer employees retire, manufacturing companies are looking to entice younger recruits.

Global BlackBerry users experience service disruptions

Oct 12, 2011
A disruption to the Research in Motion hub in London has had BlackBerry users in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East without service.

Slovakia heads towards another vote for bailout fund

Oct 12, 2011
We speak to Slovakian politician, Martin Poliacik, about why he and other colleagues voted against the measure yesterday to extend the European bailout fund.

Chrysler reaches tentative deal with UAW

Oct 12, 2011
Chrysler is the last of the Big Three American automakers to finish negotiations with the United Auto Workers Union.

Josh Brown: Bankruptcy 'not a pleasure cruise' for municipalities

Oct 12, 2011
The town of Harrisburg, Pa. recently voted to declare bankruptcy. Will more municipalities across the country soon follow suit?

Harrisburg, Pa. will file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy

Oct 12, 2011
What does a municipal bankruptcy in a town like Harrisburg really mean for the national economy?

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC