Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 29, 2011

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What would a doomsday scenario in Europe look like? The Occupy movement has led protesters to take over a UBS building in London's financial district. In China, the government has put a ban on advertisements during primetime TV shows. And American Airlines flies towards... bankruptcy.

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Ban on uranium mining near Grand Canyon set to expire

A battle is brewing over uranium mining on land near the Grand Canyon. A House bill would allow mining on the land. Proponents say it would help the area economy; opponents fear an environmental disaster.
Posted In: uranium

Occupy London enjoys certain legal rights

Protesters have recently begun occupying a UBS building in London's financial district, and the Swiss bank can't kick them out without going through the U.K. courts.
Posted In: Occupy London, Occupy

A doomsday scenario for the euro

What will happen to the global economy if the eurozone breaks up? A new book considers the options.
Posted In: Eurozone

China bans primetime TV ads

The government in China has decided to ban all advertisements on primetime TV in the coming year, leaving foreign companies who have invested millions without an outlet.
Posted In: China, television, advertising

American Airlines files for bankruptcy

The struggling airline has declared bankruptcy after a poor third quarter, but it says it will keep its scheduled flights running.
Posted In: American Airlines, airline industry, bankruptcy

Citigroup case could head to court

A New York judge has put the kibosh on a $285 million settlement between Citigroup and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Posted In: Citigroup, financial crisis

Will the euro crisis repeat history?

The debt crisis in Europe is having a profound effect on banks there, and their ability to lend.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis

Mid-day Extra: Victoria's (not so) Secret branding

Tonight, the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show airs on TV. What does the company gain by putting on such a show?
Posted In: retail sales, holiday shopping, Victoria's Secret

PODCAST: American Airlines takes a nosedive

What would a doomsday scenario in Europe look like? The Occupy movement has led protesters to take over a UBS building in London's financial district. In China, the government has put a ban on advertisements during primetime TV shows. And American Airlines flies towards... bankruptcy.
Posted In: American Airlines, Victoria's Secret, Europe debt crisis

The next steps for American Airlines

The parent company of American Airlines filed bankruptcy today, but what does that mean for customers and employees in the near future?
Posted In: American Airlines, bankruptcy

Juli Niemann: American Airlines bankruptcy could hurt small cities

American Airlines' bankruptcy is seen as a strategic move to shed debt and come out more competitive, yet analyst Juli Niemann worries that it will harm smaller cities and towns.
Posted In: American Airlines, bankruptcy

How Henry Paulson may have tipped hedge funds

Reporter Richard Teitelbaum discusses U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and information given in advance to hedge fund managers on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac interventions.
Posted In: treasury secretary, insider trading, Henry Paulson

American Airlines after Chapter 11

Airline travel analyst George Hobica discusses American Airlines' legacy and future in light of its bankruptcy filings.
Posted In: American Airlines, bankruptcy, Mergers and Acquisitions

Illinois to vote on tax breaks for Sears, CME

Are tax credits beneficial to states or even necessary to keep companies from moving jobs elsewhere?
Posted In: Unemployment

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