Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 22, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 22, 2011

Balancing long term debt and short term debt default

CBS/MoneyWatch editor-at-large Jill Schlesinger explains how Americans have become more open to tax cuts as part of a debt solution.

U.S. mayors put pressure on Congress over debt deal

Fifty mayors from around the country meet in Los Angeles today to urge Congress to reach a deal and prevent economic trouble at the local level

Second bailout leaves Greeks in the cold

Greece is getting another $155 billion in bailout money, but average Greeks are still scratching their heads as to how to pay their bills

Senator: Months, not days needed to pass debt deal

Sen. Kent Conrad of North Dakota says President Obama's proposal to push back the debt ceiling deadline by a few days will not address long-term solutions

White House mulls cuts first, tax reforms later

To meet Republican objections, the president is floating a plan that would make spending cuts first and tax reforms later

Do audiences still love superhero movies?

This year's summer movie season is full of superhero films -- but they've been hit or miss at the box office. Why aren't audiences showing up?
Posted In: Entertainment

Building a better 'Made in China' reputation

A Chinese company helping to build part of the new Bay Bridge in San Francisco hopes to change U.S. perceptions about China's construction quality
Posted In: China

The fat fall fashion magazine returns

After taking a hit during the recession, magazine advertising is reviving, particularly for <em>Vogue</em> and women's fashion magazines this fall.

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