Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 9, 2012
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Opinions on the future of China's economy differ widely among analysts. Those who are bearish on China say it's crash may already be here. Storm Sandy totaled tens of thousands of vehicles, and that’s expected to raise prices for used cars across the country. If there's one message that both political parties have taken away from the election, it's that the demographics of the electorate are changing. How will population diversity effect what gets done in Washington?
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President Obama's challenge in a nutshell: Appease Main Street and soothe Wall Street. Apple's stock slides. New York brings back the 70's post-Sandy. Colorado and Washington legalize marijuana. And the economic niche where candy and antiperspirant meet.
Posted In: marijuana, 2012 elections, colorado, Washington
On Tuesday voters in Colorado and Washington approved legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes.
Posted In: New York, Hurricane Sandy, gas
Gas rationing is back in New York City and parts of Long Island. And -- like in the 1970s oil crisis -- cars that end in an even number fill up on even days, and odd plates on odd days.
Posted In: 2012 election, diversity, minority, Immigration
If there's one message that both political parties have taken away from the election, it's that the demographics of the electorate are changing. Could it shake up Washington?