Marketplace for Tuesday, January 17, 2012
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Wikipedia and other websites will shut down for 24 hours in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act. After a cruise ship capsized off the Italian coast, shares and business have fallen. Senior business correspondent Bob Moon explains commercial banking versus investment banking. Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio talks about the impacts of a major catastrophe on the global financial system. And we take a look at how some manufacturing factories have changed since television personality Mr. Rogers visited them.
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The Democratic National Committee's venue of choice, however, is questionable.
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Fred Rogers' "How Things are Made" videos are a nostalgic look back at U.S. factories -- as we churned out toys, crayons, and clothes. Do any of those companies still operate?