Marketplace Report for Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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Marketplace Report for Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Treat homeowners like Donald Trump

When Donald Trump almost went bankrupt in the '90s, creditors made him give up his credit cards before he got help. Commentator Todd Buchholz says homeowners who face foreclosure have to give up some things too.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

The difficulties getting food to the poor

U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization members are in Rome to deal with a looming food crisis among the world's poor. Kai Ryssdal talks to food policy expert Joakim Von Braun about a key issue in food distribution -- security.
Posted In: Charity, Food

Paulson takes heat from House Dems

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson got an earful from members of the House Financial Services Committee over management of the $700 billion bailout and his refusal to act on foreclosures. Steve Henn has more.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Starting a business in a bad economy

Global Entrepreneurship Week has events in 77 countries. But is now the time to start a business, when the economy is shrinking? Mitchell Hartman finds out.
Posted In: Economy, Entrepreneurship

HP surprise: Good news in 4th quarter

Hewlett-Packard reports fourth-quarter profits will be stronger than expected. The company is also optimistic about the future. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Economy

U.S. auto industry isn't just Big Three

Detroit automakers say they need help before they crash. Kai Ryssdal talks about the rest of the industry with Micheline Maynard of The New York Times.
Posted In: Auto, Economy

U.S. financial crisis spreads to Mexico

In Mexico, the peso has plunged, unemployment is rising and foreign investors started pulling money out last month -- all fallout from the economic crisis in the U.S. Dan Grech reports from Mexico.
Posted In: Economy, Mexico

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