Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 3, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Political ads leave little room for other marketing

The end of the election season also means the end of those inescapable political ads. But while those commercials may be gone, the competition still continues -- as the other ads all fight for spots during the tight schedule of the holidays. Mitch Teich reports.

Latin cuisine's about to spice up the culinary world

Latinos have been the backbone of the food service industry for decades, but few Hispanic-Americans have gotten their time in the culinary spotlight. That may be about to change, reports David Martin Davies.
Posted In: Food

This election had record expenditures, and it shows

It was another election cycle of eye-popping money spent on campaign ads, on get out the vote efforts, on polling. Helped along of course with cash that came in from corporations and outside organizations. Scott Tong has more.

Congressman Joe Barton on the Republican's plan for Congress

Congressman Joe Barton of Texas speaks with Jeremy Hobson about his plans for the House Energy and Commerce Committee and what will happen with the Bush-era tax cuts.

The Fed's affect on the job market

The payroll company ADP said this morning that private businesses added 43,000 jobs in October, after slashing 2,000 in September. Richard Dekaser has more.
Posted In: Jobs

As Republicans prepare for the House, lame ducks talk taxes

One of the issues the lame duck session will have to deal with is the tax cuts passed during the Bush administration that are set to expire at the end of this year. Scott Tong has more.
Posted In: Taxes

The Fed and treasury securities

Federal Reserve decides today on how much money it pumps into the financial system, by telling us exactly how many Treasury Securities it's going to buy each month. Scott Minerd explains.

Voters spoke on more than just politicians

It wasn't just politicians on the midterm election ballot. Voters registered their views on taxes, the federal health care law, and climate change. Scott Tong has more.

Bush tax cuts expected to be a hot topic

New representatives will have an immediate effect on the debate over whether to extend the Bush Tax cuts which expire at the end of the year. Mark Zandi explains.
Posted In: Taxes

The Fed is expected to pump more money into the economy

As eyes shift from the ballot box to the U.S. Federal Reserve, it is expected that the Fed is going to announce that it's going to pump more money into the economy. Stephen Beard has the global perspective.

What happens to the Bush tax cuts?

The day after Election Day, we already know that Republicans will take control of the House of Representatives in January. However, on in the last day of December, Bush tax cuts will expire. Scott Tong explains.
Posted In: Taxes

The case of the disappearing McRib

It's that time of the year again -- McDonald's has brought back the McRib. The BBQ sandwich's only available at the fast-food joint for six weeks, though -- which might have an effect on its rabid popularity. Eve Troeh tries to figure out its mysterious appeal.
Posted In: Food

Will unionizing change Delta's corporate culture?

Delta employees are in the middle of a vote on whether they'll join a union. It could lead to the first time in more than 80 years that people other than Delta executives would determine wages and benefits, and that could have a huge effect on the company's corporate culture. Jim Burress reports.
Posted In: Airlines

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This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) (Remastered Version)
Talking Heads
Human Behavior (LPVersion)
Eyes On The Prize (Cd)
Mavis Staples
Paper Planes (DFA Remix)

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