Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 16, 2011
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On this Wednesday morning, the fear of contagion in Europe might finally be coming true. Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio explains the current state of the manufacturing industry in the United States. Reporter Scott Tong takes a closer look at piracy in Somalia, and Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports on piracy as well -- of the online variety.
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Posted In: mid-day update, podcast
In today's Marketplace Morning Report, we take a look at why oil prices have risen so much in the last month. The threat of European contagion is pressing as bonds are quickly being sold off. And the NBA season, if totally cancelled, could have bad effects on the TV business.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, bonds
Bond markets in Europe are taking a beating, and it is affecting the more stable countries in the eurozone, from Finland to Austria.
Posted In: China, venture capitalists
The Chinese economy is continuing to grow, but venture capitalists in that country are investing less and less with the onset of the global economic crisis.
Posted In: School, Sesame Street
A new program set to launch in January will have preschoolers learning basic business and finance skills at the Chicago Public Library. The program is inspired by a Sesame Workshop multi-media kit.
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