Marketplace for Friday, December 4, 2009
Marketplace staffers share the stories that you may not have noticed in the headlines this week -- from virtual marriage to North Korean designer jeans. (And yes, Brendan, there were sidewalk Santas.)
Nissan and luxury car makers are no-shows at this year's L.A. Auto Show, but the Los Angeles Times' Dan Neil tells Kai Ryssdal there's still plenty of innovation to behold.
Posted In: Crime, Wall Street
Capitol Hill lawmakers considering new regulations for the financial industry will be watching the Supreme Court on Monday as it hears arguments in a case about the last, big financial reform law known as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs
November's unemployment figures overall were positive, with the jobless rate dropping two percentage points to 10%. However, the number of people who have been looking for work for more than six months is increasing. Mitchell Hartman reports.