Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 05, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Investors get back to business

The election is over and many investors are feeling relieved and not surprised by the result, given the polls. Jeremy Hobson went to the New York Stock Exchange to get a sense of what the market was thinking.
Posted In: Wall Street

What will pollsters do now?

Now that the election is over, polling companies need something to do. Nancy Marshall Genzer takes a look at how they pay the bills -- from polling for media companies to conducting market research.

Prop. 8 win will hurt wedding industry

Californians are awaiting final vote totals on Proposition 8, which would ban same-sex marriage in the state. Jennifer Collins reports how gay marriages have given an economic boost to the wedding industry.

Inheriting the financial fallout

President-elect Obama has a lot of work ahead when it comes to the economy. He'll also have to lead the allocation of the $700 billion bailout package. Bill Radke talks to economist Nariman Behravesh about what Obama can do.

FICO profits likely to be on low end

In a tight economy, consumers aren't as quick to pay for credit checks. How is this affecting Fair-Isaac, the credit-scoring company? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Wall Street's wishes for new leader

A decisive victory was Wall Street's preference for Tuesday's election. What other key points do investors care about with the upcoming Obama administration? Steve Chiotakis talks to Alisa Roth in New York.
Posted In: Wall Street

European markets react to election

Investors have responded to the news of Barack Obama's election with what seems to be a sell-off. Steve Chiotakis talks to European correspondent Stephen Beard over why the specific reaction overseas.
Posted In: Wall Street

Asian stocks respond with rally

Asian stocks rallied after Barack Obama's election. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Scott Tong in Shanghai about the market's reaction and how local financial advisers are responding to the president elect.

Focus falls on Obama's Treasury pick

President-elect Obama now turns his attention to assembling his administration, with his choice for Treasury secretary being closely watched. Bill Radke talks to Steve Henn in Washington, D.C. about Obama's options.

Advice to President-elect Obama

Commentator Will Wilkinson says Congratulations, Barack Obama! You're the next president of the United States. Now, what are you going to do about the broken U.S. government? Wilkinson offers his ideas.

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Don't Stop Believin' [Explicit]
Petra Haden
Tell Me
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings