Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 10, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 10, 2009
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What the Fed is watching and seeing

Gary Hufbauer, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, talks with Bill Radke about what is likely to happen at the upcoming Fed meeting.
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U.K., U.S. weather deflation fears

Even though British manufacturing numbers are up and consumer spending is doing better than expected, the Bank of England held its interest rates steady last week and is pouring billions more into the British economy. Why? Chistopher Werth reports.
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Key needs for Africa's oil producers

Phillip Walker, senior editor with the Economist Intelligence Unit, talks with Bill Radke about issues in developing relations between the U.S. and African oil producers.
Posted In: Oil
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Banks make $38B on overdraft fees

Reporter Tamara Keith talks with Steve Chiotakis about why banks are raking in so much money on customer overdraft fees and what's being done about it.
Posted In: Economy
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China e-commerce giant jumps into U.S.

China's corporate giant of e-commerce, Alibaba.com, is starting a big marketing push in the U.S. Scott Tong reports.
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The costs of a more efficient home

The House climate bill passed in June would require all new homes to be 30 percent more efficient by 2010. Will that hurt any housing rebound? Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Housing
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Congress may soften loud commercials

If you hit the mute button once an obnoxious commercial comes on TV, you might be happy to know Congress may turn down the volume on ultra-loud advertising. Amy Scott explains.
Posted In: Entertainment
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GM-eBay to launch car-selling program

GM and eBay are expected to announce the start of a program that will allow customers to haggle over the price of cars and trucks via the online marketplace. Tamara Keith reports.
Posted In: Auto
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U.S. neighbors fret over protectionism

President Obama is meeting with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts, and high on the agenda will be protectionism. Alisa Roth reports our neighbors are worried the U.S. may be violating the spirit of NAFTA.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico

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Not Going Home
The Elected
Violently Happy
Bjork
Bandages
Hot Hot Heat

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