Posted by Katharine Crnko
For Marketplace Morning Report, Friday, December 10, 2010
Elizabeth Warren, special advisor for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has faced objections from Congress and banks for coming down too hard on financial institutions. She chats with Steve Chiotakis about her role and the future goals of the bureau.
The United Nations climate change talks in Cancun, Mexico, are nearly finished. Did the talks deliver anything?
Microsoft has been struggling to keep up with its competitor's video game platforms. But after November's release of the Kinect, a 3D gaming device, sales have gone up.
The court-appointed trustee who's trying to recoup money lost in Bernie Madoff's ponzi scheme has sued to recover about $32 billion. But some Madoff victims say they're now the target of these complaints.
Steve Chiotakis talks to Jill Schlesinger at CBS/MoneyWatch, about the trade deficit numbers. The nation's trade deficit has shrunk by 3.2 percent in October.
The U.S. trade deficit for October is expected today. The expectation is that Americans didn't sell all that much more to foreign buyers in October. But we didn't buy much more either.
In this week's Globalist Quiz, Jeremy Hobson speaks to Stephan Richter about the BRIC countries, Brazil, Russia, India and China, about their history with Nobel Prizes.
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