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Podcast: Super Bowl winners emerge, and Greece looks for win

Feb 6, 2012
Weekend talks in Europe over a second bailout plan for Greece stumbled just as leaders in that country made progress on a deal to eliminate about half of the private debt it owes. Meanwhile, a bailout might be on the way for troubled homeowners if states sign onto a settlement with the nation's largest banks over abusive foreclosure practices. The New York Giants won the Super Bowl, and so did Madonna and her half-time performance. But Ford said it didn't after Chevy ran a commercial claiming its chief competitor's pick-ups couldn't survive the apocalypse. At least that means the auto industry is recovering, right?
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Podcast: BlackBerry in a jam and the Year of the Dragon

Jan 23, 2012
Research In Motion gets a new CEO, but will he find a future for BlackBerry in an era of touch screens and not keyboards? Cocoa prices are down and a lack of demand. Solar energy gets a cloudy forecast, and guitar makers question wood import laws. Plus, an economic forecast for this first day of the Chinese New Year.
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PODCAST: New blood at Yahoo!, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Jan 4, 2012
Today was a day of new directions for Internet giant Yahoo!, which named a new CEO. And President Obama is expected to appoint a new top cop for protecting consumers. Meanwhile today, the low-calorie, natural sweetener Stevia got the green light to be sold in Europe; Italy said it will allow 24-hour businesses; U.S. car sales look good in 2012; and more headlines from the GOP campaign trail.
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PODCAST: Oil prices over $100, teaching preschoolers finance

Nov 16, 2011
In today's Marketplace Morning Report, we take a look at why oil prices have risen so much in the last month. The threat of European contagion is pressing as bonds are quickly being sold off. And the NBA season, if totally cancelled, could have bad effects on the TV business.
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PODCAST: Merkel wants more Europe, Japan's economy growing

Nov 14, 2011
Here are today's top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report: German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for a stronger political union in Europe to tackle its debt problems. Japan's economy grew at 6 percent last quarter. The Supreme Court will hear will hear arguments over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, and more headlines from around the web.
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PODCAST: UPS has some tips for USPS, the marketing scheme of 11/11/11

Nov 11, 2011
Here are today's top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and from around the web. President Obama heads to Hawaii today for the APEC s...
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PODCAST: New leadership in Europe, the NY AG and former Olympus head speak out

Nov 10, 2011
Here are today's top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and from around the web. Greece has a new Prime Minister-to-be. Lucas Papadem...
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PODCAST: Unlucky number 7 for Italy, the connection between brands and politics

Nov 9, 2011
Here are today's top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and from around the web. The situation in Italy worsens today, as bond yields...
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PODCAST: Berlusconi might be spared, remembering Joe Frazier

Nov 8, 2011
Here are today's top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and from around the web. Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi may have ju...
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PODCAST: Italy could be the next Greece, an uneven Porsche proportion

Nov 7, 2011
Here are today's top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and from around the web. The ANSA news agency is quoting Premier Silvio Berlu...
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