Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, December 28, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, December 28, 2009

Holiday retail in more detail

MasterCard said holiday retail sales were up more than 3.5% over last year. Bill Radke gets more info from Sam Stovall, Chief Investment Strategist at S&P Equity Research.
Posted In: Retail

Airbus's A380 still dealing with delays

Two years after the launch of Airbus's A380 jet, only 23 of them are in service. The delays have been largely due to complex wiring. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Airlines, Travel

A good decade for music, not for labels

This past decade there's been more music in film and TV than ever, but publishers and labels have taken a hit. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks back at the aughts music revolution with Bill Werde from Billboard.
Posted In: Entertainment

China pulling to lead in world exports

Chinese officials are indicating that the country will probably pull ahead of Germany as the world's top exporter of goods. But as far as that title goes, there are a few footnotes where China is concerned. Scott Tong reports.

Prepaid cards picking up in popularity

Beyond their handy use as gifts, prepaid cards are being used increasingly to distribute rebates, payroll and even Social Security payments. But for all of their convenience, they can be trouble at the register. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Retail

An economic preview of 2010

What are our economic prospects for the coming year? Bill Radke talks to former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.
Posted In: Economy

U.S. eyes cities for next World Cup bid

The World Cup could bring $5 billion and add over 70,000 jobs to the U.S. if it were to host the games in 2018. That's one reason nearly 30 cities are competing for the chance to host. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Sports

Who will pay for extra airport security?

Airport security is tightening up after the holiday's failed terrorist attack, and the additional expenses will be divided between federal and local governments. Alisa Roth offers this breakdown.
Posted In: Airlines, Travel

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This Is the New Business Plan
The Hard to Get
Disco Science (Original Mix)
Yeah Yeah Yeahs

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