Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 27, 2012
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Mary Schapiro’s departure from the Securities and Exchange Commission leaves the board politically split with thorny market issues to resolve. As Congress tries to reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, lawmakers are considering a cap to the mortgage interest deduction. With holiday season upon us, we're likely all going to be spending a little more over the next month. How can you prepare for the holiday dent in your wallet?
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Food giant ConAgra is buying private-label food producer Ralcorp for nearly $5 billion. Colin Angle, CEO of the iRobot Corporation, discusses why he wants to let robots take a bigger role in our lives. The OECD is calling on its members to shape up. And Americans aren't taking their earned time off. Why?
In the fight against ever encroaching online retailers, brick-and-mortar stores are going all out this season to draw in consumers.
Colin Angle, CEO of the company iRobot which makes the Roomba, is pushing industry to let go of old conventions and let robots take a bigger role in our lives.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, mortgage interest deduction
As Congress tries to reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, lawmakers are considering a cap on the mortgage interest deduction.
Posted In: Europe, carmakers, Fiat, Auto
Carmakers in Europe are seeing plunging sales and rising costs -- sound familiar? Will European automakers rebound like their U.S. competitors?