Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 12, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 12, 2010

Pros and cons of quantitative easing

The Federal Reserve begins its latest round of Treasury bond-buying today. What does this mean for the average American consumer? Jeff Tyler reports.

Jewish museum debates following culture or integration

The new National Museum of American Jewish History is set to open this weekend in Philadelphia. It's housed right next to Independence Mall and the Liberty Bell, which could mean great attendance. But that also means the museum should be open on Saturdays, which goes against Jewish religious law.

Discrepancy with California's deficit

Stephen Levy, director of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy, talks with Steve Chiotakis about the Golden State's deficit woes.

Is Ireland the new Greece?

Jeremy Hobson and Chris Low take a closer look at the debt problems in Ireland that are causing a lot of investors to wonder if we've got another Greece on our hands.

Kitty research could offer insight to Gulf oil spill cleanup

Have you ever watched your kitty drink her milk, and wondered, "How does that work?" A team of scientists asked that question, and the answer could hold the key to clean-up efforts in the Gulf.
Posted In: Science

Senator Warner proposes a compromise on tax cuts

Senator Mark Warner wrote an op-ed in the Financial Times, outlining his proposal for a compromise to extend tax cuts that affect the nation's wealthiest. Alisa Roth explains.

Could the deficit-cutting commission eliminate the mortgage interest deduction

Along with hiking the retirement age and cutting entitlements, another thought the commission advising on how to cut the deficit has proposed to eliminate the mortgage interest deduction for home loans bigger than half a million dollars. Jill Schlesinger explains.

G20 is concerned about Ireland

Talks at this year's G20 summit featured a small, distant European economy. Ireland. Investors are worried that the Irish government may not be able to pay back all of its debt. Stephen Beard explains.

Congressman Dave Camp on plans to cut U.S. deficits

Jeremy Hobson speaks to Republican Congressman Dave Camp of Michigan. Congressman Camp is a member of the President's member of the full deficit panel, and he join's Marketplace to discuss the proposed plan to cut U.S. deficits by $4 trillion over the next decade.
Posted In: Taxes

Welcome to New York -- Cynthia Rowley

This week in our new series Welcome to New York, a series featuring conversations with the people who make the economy in the Big Apple what it is, Jeremy Hobson spoke to Cynthia Rowley, American fashion designer and New York style icon.

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Stuntin' Like My Daddy (Street) [Explicit]
Lil Wayne
I'm Good, I'm Gone
Lykke Li
The Weight Of My Words
Kings Of Convenience

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