Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 13, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 13, 2009

Book has road map to fight hunger

A new book focuses on success stories in fighting hunger. Jeff Tyler reports some of the solutions are obvious while also overlooked.
Posted In: Food

Why consumer confidence is down

Marshal Cohen, retail analyst for the NPD Group, talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about what to expect this holiday season.

White House seeks to raise debt limit

There's a limit on how much money the federal government can borrow. So the White House is asking Congress to hike up the national debt limit. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

New magazine focuses on nurses

A new lifestyle magazine aimed at nurses will soon hit stores. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on a push to bring a little glamor into hardworking nurses' lives.

U.S. looks to balance exports, imports

President Obama is on a trip to Asia, where one of the big topics on his agenda will be trade. Mitchell Hartman reports.

Is the eurozone on path to recovery?

The eurozone is officially out of the recession. Economist Andrew Hilton talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about what is fueling its economic gains.

What can we expect for small biz?

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich talks with Steve Chiotakis about the plight of small businesses, and whether any help is in the offing.
Posted In: Economy

Will the FHA need financial help?

The Federal Housing Administration's financial cushion has fallen to razor-thin levels. Where do we go from here? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Housing

British Airways, Iberia agree to merge

British Airways and Spain's Iberia are merging to create the world's third-largest airline. Stephen Beard reports there are a few things to work out first.
Posted In: Airlines

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