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Elizabeth Warren says she's more focused on protecting consumers than securing a permanent job in her role as interim head of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
It looks like great minds think alike -- Marketplace.org and the European Central Bank have created computer games geared at solving budget woes.
The oldest nuclear power plant in the United States will shut down a decade early, in 2019. Exelon said retrofitting the Oyster Creek plant in New Jersey was more expensive than it was worth. Sarah Gardner explains.
The U.S. trade deficit for October is expected today. The expectation is that Americans didn't sell all that much more to foreign buyers in October. But we didn't buy much more either. David Gura explains.
Steve Chiotakis talks to Jill Schlesinger at CBS/MoneyWatch, about the trade deficit numbers. The nation's trade deficit has shrunk by 3.2 percent in October.
The court-appointed trustee who's trying to recoup money lost in Bernie Madoff's ponzi scheme has sued to recover about $32 billion. But some Madoff victims say they're now the target of these complaints. Janet Babin has more.
Microsoft has been struggling to keep up with its competitor's video game platforms. But after the company's November release of the Kinect, a 3D gaming device, sales have gone up. David Gura explains.
Elizabeth Warren, special advisor for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has faced objections from Congress and banks for coming down too hard on financial institutions. She chats with Steve Chiotakis about her role and the future goals of the bureau.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, December 10, 2010