Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 4, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Water systems may need more cash

Congress set aside billions of dollars in this year's stimulus bill for water-treatment systems. But that might not be enough. Steve Henn reports.

Commission may block Oracle-Sun deal

European regulators may raise objections to a merger between Oracle and Sun Microsystems. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

FTC takes on debt-settlement firms

The Federal Trade Commission is proposing new rules to crack down on unscrupulous companies promising to negotiate a better deal for the debt-strapped for a fee. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime

Disney park may fuel Chinese investing

China's government has approved a new Disney theme park in Shanghai. Porter Bibb at Mediatech Capital Partners talks with Bill Radke about what it means for other media companies.

A look at unemployment, interest rates

Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, talks with Steve Chiotakis about what we may see in the government's employment report, and what the Fed may say about the future of interest rates.
Posted In: Jobs

Networking Web site gathers inventors

Got any good ideas for making life a little more hassle-free? A Web site may help make your idea the next big thing. Simone Orendain reports.
Posted In: Internet

China, U.S. can slash C02 by storing it

The Center for American Progress is releasing a study on how China and the U.S. can cooperate on slashing carbon-dioxide emissions. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

GM takes risky U-turn, keeps Opel

Auto giant GM has decided not to sell its European unit Opel, a decision likely to rile the government of Germany. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Auto

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