Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 11, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 11, 2008

Will the Euro continue to fall?

Last week, the euro fell 3 percent against the dollar, and some currency watchers wonder whether the descent will continue. But Alisa Roth reports it may be too soon to call it a comeback for the dollar.

Voters revved up over energy

Energy is the top issue for voters this year, and constituents are giving members of Congress an earful about the price of gas. But Danielle Karson reports things might not get done until after the election.

Yellow Pages still going strong

This year is being called the worst for newspapers, but the Yellow Pages are doing better than ever. Dan Grech explores what's behind the directory's success -- and tells us how many of them are actually published.

Sir Branson against BA's new deal

Virgin Atlantic chair Sir Richard Branson has written a letter to the presidential candidates expressing concern over British Airways and American Airlines' recent business alliance. Stephen Beard has more on why.
Posted In: Airlines

How tax dodging could affect Zell

The Chicago Cubs are having a great season, but Tribune Chairman Sam Zell has put them up for sale. Scott Jagow talks to Allan Sloan from Fortune Magazine, who says with this deal, Zell might be doing some tax dodging.

A new business model for magazines

Magazine subscriptions have retained steady business despite numbers falling at newsstands. But that isn't necessarily good news for the magazine industry. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Georgia conflict could hurt oil

Heavy fighting in Georgia could do damage to a crucial oil pipeline supplying Western Europe. Scott Jagow talks to Stephen Beard about why the pipeline is important and why it's so vulnerable.
Posted In: Oil

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