Marketplace Report for Monday, December 1, 2008

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Marketplace Report for Monday, December 1, 2008

Despite 401k, maybe you should spend

As many of us see our retirement savings dwindling from the stock market's decline, a natural reaction is to close our wallets. Economist Dan Ariely tells Kai Ryssdal we may want to rethink that notion.
Posted In: Economy, Retirement, Savings

High court hears nuke power plant case

The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge by an environmental group that alleges a New York power plant is polluting the Hudson River and should not be exempt by Clean Water Act rules for newer plants. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Crime

CNN makes a play on AP's turf

CNN is launching its own news wire service to compete with the long-established Associated Press. It's been in a beta trial run for a month. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Internet

Israelis, Palestinians join in start-up

Israeli and Palestinian techies are creating a new business that allows computer users to store all their data on the Internet. Daniel Estrin reports.
Posted In: Internet

A big day ahead for the Big 3

On Tuesday, the Big Three automakers are expected to present their bailout proposal to Congress. But in the face of sobering November sales figures, can they keep a united front? Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Auto, Economy

Black Friday not looking so black

Retail experts are predicting the weakest holiday shopping season in decades, and consumers' spending on Black Friday isn't changing that view. Today, retail stocks were down. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

A brand new city in a troubled economy

For the first part of our series "Close to Home," Steven Cuevas went to a town in the Temecula Valley that just won the right to incorporate in the midst of the failing economy. Steven Cuevas reports on how it's going so far.

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