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Marketplace Report for Friday, October 17, 2008

Marketplace Report for Friday, October 17, 2008

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Redefining poverty in the U.S.

Barbara Lehman sits in the tent she calls home in a tent city for the homeless in downtown Reno, Nevada.
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Looking back to Bretton Woods

French President Nicolas Sarkozy
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Week on Wall Street

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Checking the state of the auto industry

General Motors Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner speaks to reporters after GM's 2008 annual shareholders meeting in June.
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