Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 22, 2011

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We speak to the President of Panama Ricardo Martinelli about how the debt crises in the U.S. and Europe are affecting his country, and how Panama is continuing to grow. Reporter Mitchell Hartman shows us one place that was shaken to its core by the housing crisis. And what does the OWN network need to do to succeed?

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The immediate costs of the super committee failure

Congressional leaders had been counting on the super committee to deal with a lot of spending and tax issues in the short-term.
Posted In: super committee, Bush tax cuts, Medicare

South Korea agrees to free trade deal

A month after the U.S. passed a free trade deal with South Korea, that country's government has accepted the proposal -- although not without a few bumps along the way.
Posted In: South Korea, free trade

Super committee fails, but U.S. investment still best option

Credit ratings agencies don't seem to be phased by the super committee failure, in large part because the U.S. dollar and bond markets are still strong compared to Europe and China.
Posted In: super committee, downgrade, dollar

Diane Lim Rogers: Public is ready to hear about the tough decisions

We speak to Diane Lim Rogers, chief economist at the Concord Coalition, about some of the positives that could come out of the super committee failure.
Posted In: super committee, Washington

Decisions the super committee delayed

In delaying a budget cut solution, the super committee has put off decisions on Social Security payroll tax cuts, unemployment benefits for Americans, and other tools that could affect your family.
Posted In: super committee, income tax, Social Security

PODCAST: What the super committee lost, Egypt's revolutionary flare up

We speak to the President of Panama Ricardo Martinelli about how the debt crises in the U.S. and Europe are affecting his country, and how Panama is continuing to grow. Reporter Mitchell Hartman shows us one place that was shaken to its core by the housing crisis. And what does the OWN network need to do to succeed?
Posted In: Egypt, super committee, GDP

Mid-day Extra: 4.74 degrees of separation

A new study put on by Facebook and the University of Milan have found that the old six degrees of separation adage is a bit outdated.
Posted In: Facebook, six degrees

Egyptian Stock Exchange put on hold in wake of protests

Protests in Egypt continue today, causing the stock exchange there in Cairo to shutdown trading.
Posted In: Egypt, Cairo, stock exchange

Americans react to the failure of super committee

According to preliminary polls, the average American may not be as worried about the failure of the super committee to reach a deal as some would think.
Posted In: super committee, deficit-cutting

Looking back at the housing boom and bust

A portrait of one of the places where the housing crash vaporized tens of thousands of jobs and millions in household wealth.
Posted In: Housing

OWN needs more O

Oprah will be back in January with her own show on her OWN network. It’s about time; OWN is in trouble and those troubles are reflected throughout the Oprah empire. Oprah needs Oprah like never before.
Posted In: Oprah Winfrey, OWN

President of Panama on the state of the global economy

Ricardo Martinelli talks about how the debt crises in the U.S. and Europe are affecting his country, and how Panama is continuing to grow.
Posted In: Panama

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