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The super committee has five days to come up with a deficit-cutting plan -- will they reach an agreement? Commentator Gary Hirshberg says energy efficiency needs to be considered in the plan. Meanwhile, high-end brands are considering ways to profit environmentally. Author Jim Rickards talks about the currency wars and their role in a global crisis. And "Occupy" is becoming much more than a movement -- it's now a cultural meme.
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With just five days left before the Wednesday deadline to figure out how to cut the deficit by at least $1.2 trillion, the super committee hasn't been able to agree on where to get the $1.2 trillion. Some say all they've come up with so far is gimmicks offering no real solutions.