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?

PODCAST: Apple's stock slides, candy and antiperspirant meet

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.

States can 'legalize it', but can someone sell it?

On Tuesday voters in Colorado and Washington approved legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes.
Posted In: marijuana, 2012 elections, colorado, Washington

President looks for toehold on 'fiscal cliff'

President Obama makes his first public comments since election night, expected to size up climb up 'fiscal cliff'
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Barack Obama

ECB to release new euro with an old Greek face

The European Central Bank says it's going to issue new currency notes next year. The new notes, redesigned to improve security, will feature images from Greek mythology.
Posted In: Greece, ECB, euro

New York imposes gas rationing to ease Sandy shortage

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: New York, Hurricane Sandy, gas

Is Apple losing its creative shine?

Despite booming sales of popular products like the iPhone 5, Apple stock is falling. And some question the company's future as an innovator.
Posted In: apple, iPad Mini, iPhone5, Tech

Political sector catching up with business on diversity

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?
Posted In: 2012 election, diversity, minority, Immigration

Has China's bright future turned dim?

As China changes leaders this week, opinions on the future of China's economy differ widely among analysts. Those bearish on China say it's crash may already be here.
Posted In: China, China's Economy, trade

Used car prices expected to rise after Sandy

Storm Sandy totaled tens of thousands of vehicles, and that’s expected to raise prices for used cars across the country.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, used car, cars

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