Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, November 23, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, November 23, 2009

U.S. feeling less fantastic about plastic?

Credit agency TransUnion reports that credit card late payments dropped last quarter for the first time in a decade. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks to analyst Ron Shevlin about whether this points to a larger trend away from plastic.
Posted In: Economy

Chinese drywall linked to health issues

An investigation into Chinese drywall finds that chemicals in the product could have led to a numbers of health issues. Homeowners affected by the drywall may be able to claim a write-off on their income taxes. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Health

Wait is over for NYC subway expansion

Economic downturns have been foiling New York City's plans to expand its subway system to Manhattan's far east side since the 1920's. But now, despite tight budgets, construction is finally underway. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Travel

IMF: Global economy still weak

IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn told business leaders that the global economy is still weak. He warned central banks to err on the side of caution and keep interest rates low. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Economy

News Corp plans to move off Google

News Corp wants to remove its news content from Google and team up with Microsoft search engine Bing. Microsoft is considering paying News Corp to feature its content. Jennifer Collins reports.
Posted In: Internet

Employers preparing to hire next year

The latest survey by the National Association for Business Economics shows that companies are preparing to hire more workers early next year. John Dimsdale explores how quickly we can hope to have things turn around.
Posted In: Jobs

Policy changes could help fight hunger

The recession has worsened hunger around the world, but anti-hunger charity Bread for the World says there are plenty of longer-lasting policy changes that could help solve the problem. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Food, Health

Mine deaths a common tragedy in China

A deadly coal mine blast in northern China killed at least 104 miners over the weekend. But this type of tragedy isn't uncommon in the country. Steve Chiotakis talks to Scott Tong in Shanghai.

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Way Down in the Hole
The Blind Boys Of Alabama
Falcon Jab
Strange Chemistry (Instrumental)
Sackcloth Fashion

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