Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 23, 2012

While you were eating that Turkey, two giant companies were inching ever closer to a $33 billion marriage. Glencore, the Swiss commodities trading firm, is trying to takeover a mining company called Xstrata. If you head out for some Black Friday shopping today, take a moment to think about where those products are made: Probably in a big warehouse somewhere. But the way that warehouse operates may be changing, with a greater focus on skilled workers and technology. Plus, why holiday food prices may be a bit higher than normal this December.

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A sign hangs in the window of a foreclosed house on October 29, 2012 in Warren, Ohio.
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The Glencore logo is seen on March 3, 2010 at the Swiss commodities giant's headquarters in Baar.

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A lot happened while you slept. Marketplace Morning Report® host David Brancaccio explores the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make smart decisions.