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Now Playing: 11-23-11 Marketplace

When it comes to the economy, it's not all bad news -- what might Ben Bernanke and Timothy Geithner be thankful for this year? Germany's struggling to sell its debt. Black Friday sales could be massive this year. Blogger Jon Chonko's new book takes an intimate look at sandwiches. Some Americans living in rural areas are learning to cope with the loss of the local grocery store. We explore the origins of Occupy Wall Street, and author Jess Walter talks about jobs and work.