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How the downgrade is affecting you

Aug 11, 2011
Everyday Americans tell us how the U.S. credit downgrade is impacting their lives.
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Global market outlook: Half-empty or half-full

Aug 11, 2011
Bloomberg's Mark Gilbert warns that anemic global growth and market fear means the recovery is faltering
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Europe's fast-moving financial situation

Aug 11, 2011
Marketplace New York Bureau Chief Heidi Moore and Mesirow Financial Chief Economist Diane Swonk explain the latest news about what's driving the volatility in global markets
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Debt commission can learn from past panels

Aug 11, 2011
A group of 12 lawmakers will start work soon to cut $1.5 trillion in debt by November. Former Congressman James Bilbray, who served on the Base Realignment and Closure Commission, explains how this commission could make progress on reducing the debt.
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Global markets and the U.S. -- attached at the hip?

Aug 11, 2011
Global markets do work together, but as Marketplace's Jeff Horwich reports, conventional wisdom holds that the U.S., by sheer size, tends to lead the way
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Congressional debt commission takes shape

Aug 11, 2011
A group of 12 lawmakers will start work on cutting $1.5 trillion in debt over the next few months. Republican Congressman Dave Camp explains what he plans to do as part of the committee.
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What does market volatility mean?

Aug 11, 2011
Marketplace New York Bureau Chief Heidi Moore says that the markets are not telling the whole story of the U.S. economy
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Downgrade: Is it '08 all over again?

Aug 10, 2011
New York bureau chief Heidi Moore discusses how the crisis were facing now differs from the '08 financial crisis and why we have a divided economy.
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Long term ramifications of market volatility

Aug 10, 2011
Richard Dekaser, economist with the Parthenon Group, says people are concerned about the rising probability of a recession, and perhaps more importantly, that the government's economic policy 'looks a bit rudderless'
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Gold prices spike

Aug 10, 2011
Uncertainty in the economy is forcing the price of gold up. The Federal Reserve's pledge to keep interest rates near zero and investor distrust of hard currencies are also to blame.
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