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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 21, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 21, 2008

Kosher turkey pricey on short supply

There's a shortage of kosher turkey and beef thanks to the closing of supplier Agriprocessors, which had provided much of the country's kosher meat. Renita Jablonski reports the price of kosher turkeys has doubled.
Posted In: Food

Credit card debt also hurts creditors

Americans have more than $900 billion collectively in credit card debt, and it's as big a problem for the credit card companies as it is for the debtors. Stacey Vanek-Smith explores how creditors got into trouble.

How can Bush be productive at APEC?

George W. Bush will be attending what will likely be his last meeting with world leaders at the APEC summit in Lima, Peru. Nancy Marshall Genzer explores what his focus should be as many note he no longer matters much.

Report: Power will shift away from U.S.

A report is projecting a major shift in global economic and political power, putting more of the focus on China, India and Russia. Stephen Beard reports why decline in U.S. power may not be comforting.

New ruling sought on carcinogen

The watchdog group Public Citizen is asking a court to throw out a rule concerning hexavalent chromium, a carcinogen. Abolishing the ruling would help a new administration issue a new one. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Crime, Health, Jobs

Bankers target Dubai for jobs

With layoffs becoming almost routine in the banking industry, options for financial professionals are dwindling. Many are circulating their resumes around the fast-growing market of Dubai. Kelly McEvers reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Citigroup may be considering a merger

With its stock having lost more than a quarter of its value on Thursday, Citigroup looks like it could be in talks for a merger or sale. The company's board reportedly will meet today. Janet Babin has the story.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

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