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Marketplace Report for Thursday, November 27, 2008

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Marketplace Report for Thursday, November 27, 2008

Helping the needy gets tougher

Demand for food assistance is rising and food banks are struggling to keep up. Senior Correspondent Bob Moon visits a mission to see what demand looks like first hand.
Posted In: Charity, Economy, Food

Stores lure shoppers online and off

Retailers are rolling out specials for what's typically one of the busiest holiday shopping weekends. Will the shoppers come? New York Bureau Chief Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

Attacks already hurt Mumbai economy

India closed financial markets in the wake of terrorist attacks in Mumbai, and with grenades going off in the commercial district, most people stayed away. Is a return to normal possible? European Bureau Chief Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Crime

He's driven to make a difference

Robert Chambers could have easily retired after leaving car sales and owning several businesses. Instead, he has channeled his energy into helping low-income car buyers make smart purchases that will help them on the road to prosperity. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Millionaire invests in changing attitudes

We've all heard money can't buy you love or happiness. But if you have enough of it, you might have a chance at changing people's hearts and minds. That's what software millionaire Tim Gill is trying to do. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Charity

To inherit, you have to earn their trust

Trusts allow people to pass wealth on to loved ones, but a new kind of trust also lets people attach some strings to the money -- as Stacey Vanek-Smith discovered with her parents.
Posted In: Retirement, Savings, Taxes

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