Marketplace for Monday, November 12, 2012
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The United States is on track to pass Saudi Arabia and become the largest oil producer by 2020. Greece has passed an austerity budget for 2013. Thousands are still left homeless after Sandy and officials are trying to find apartments and homes to place them in. The Department of Veterans Affairs has set a goal to end veteran homelessness by 2015, and help homeless veterans access disability payments. We take a look at advertisements warning of the upcoming fiscal cliff, and talk to an actual cliff diver about what it's like to jump off.
Posted In: China, Beijing, China's Economy, Great Hall of the People
As China's leaders meet behind closed doors in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, shop owners in the neighborhoods of twisted alleyways known as hutongs share their outlook on their own -- and China's -- economic prospects.
Posted In: fiscal cliff
Ads from business groups to focus initially on D.C. but could spread nationally.
Posted In: Greece, austerity
Greece approves its 2013 austerity budget, making it eligible for a third round of bailout loans.