Marketplace for Tuesday, October 16, 2012
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Citigroup announced today that its CEO has resigned effective immediately, leaving the company in a questionable position. Japan is about to overtake China in the amount of U.S. debt that it holds. Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport talks about how the town hall participants are chosen for the presidential debate. Levi’s is putting a new spin on recycling -- the company plans to take millions of plastic bottles and turn them into jeans. And author Frederick Kaufman discusses how Wall Street speculation affects the price of food.
Posted In: debate
Foreign Policy magazine put together a list of questions they'd ask if they were in the town hall presidential debate tonight.
Posted In: spain, Catalonia
In the Northern Spanish region of Catalonia, many say they would be better to go it alone. This rich region puts more into the central government than it gets out and Catalans are starting to resent this.
Posted In: Social Security, Retirement
Seniors wonder whether 1.7 percent hike next year will be enough to cover fast-rising health care expenses.