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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Capito: Washington has a spending problem, not a revenue problem

Republican Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia explains her take on the U.S. budget talks, how the Tea Party is influencing discussions and what her constituents want most from a budget deal.

Americans should worry about Italian debt

Juli Niemann, analyst with Smith Moore and Company, takes a look at the growing concern over Italy's debt and how it could impact the U.S.

Campbell's Soup tries to heat up sales

Soup used to a cheap and easy go-to food, but sales have dropped recently. Campbell tries to change up its strategies.
Posted In: Food

Italy's debt weighs down European markets

John Wyse, economist with the European School of Economics in Rome, explains how Italian debt has become an issue in Europe, and explains how Italy could be 'too big to fail.'

Yao Ming's exit may impact the NBA's second-largest market

The NBA could be on the verge of losing one of its largest fan bases -- China. The country's favorite basketball player, Yao Ming is set to retire and that would have huge implications for the $2.3 billion market.
Posted In: Sports

Italy: 'Too big to fail'

Isabella Bufacchi, journalist with the Italian financial newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore, takes a look at Italy's potential debt crisis, and compares it to other struggling European nations.

Debt contagion spreads to Italy. How about the U.S.?

Concerns over Italian debt have global markets tumbling. But is Italy any different than Portugal, Spain or Greece?

Girl Scout camps up for sale

To deal with declining membership, the not-for-profit is taking a cue from corporate America: merging local groups and selling off part of its most valuable assets -- land.

Minnesota yet to feel full impact of government shutdown

Minnesota's government shutdown is now the longest state shutdown in at least a decade and there's no end in sight. Most Minnesotans aren't greatly affected by the shutdown -- yet. What will be the tipping point?

Where do most of the world's Muslims live?

The Globalist's Stephan Richter offers his latest quiz, on the population of Muslims around the world.

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