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Oct 28, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 28, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 28, 2009

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GMAC seeks more taxpayer dollars

Oct 28, 2009
GMAC, best known as the former financing arm of General Motors, is asking for more U.S. aid, on top of the $12.5 billion it has already received. Reporter Ashley Milne-Tyte talks the details with Stacey Vanek-Smith.

Plan B for climate-change agreement

Oct 28, 2009
Negotiations leading up to December's climate-change summit are not going smoothly. So what can the summit still achieve? John Dimsdale reports.

Credit-card issuers rush to raise fees

Oct 28, 2009
L.A. Times business columnist David Lazarus talks with Bill Radke about how credit-card companies are raising fees before new rules limiting interest-rate hikes go into effect, and what consumers can do about it.

U.K. lender Northern Rock to be split up

Oct 28, 2009
European regulators have approved a plan to split Britain's nationalized lender Northern Rock in two. Stephen Beard reports.

World Series may be capitalism lesson

Oct 28, 2009
The Philadelphia Phillies take on the New York Yankees in the World Series. Jeremy Hobson reports this particular match-up may have just a little something to do with free-market capitalism.

Fraud is a small part of health reform

Oct 28, 2009
A Senate committee will look at health-care fraud, which is one of the biggest money-wasters in the U.S. medical system. Joel Rose reports.

A look at GDP, durable goods

Oct 28, 2009
Jack De Gan, principal and senior adviser at Harbor Advisory, talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about what to expect with the GDP number, and what the increase in durable goods means.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC