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In the wake of the recent Exxon oil spill in the Yellowstone River and last year's BP spill, lawmakers will meet to dissect rules and decide on approving a new pipeline.
Ford Motors and Yum! Brands are posting banner years in China, a sign that those American companies are delivering products that the Chinese people want.
The Italian parliament is set to approve a slew of budget cuts totaling tens of billions of dollars today, just as lenders started panicking about a possible debt crisis. Economist John Wyse explains.
Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large at CBS/MoneyWatch, says people are reacting differently to this week's debt talks, and looks ahead to what could happen should politicians fail to settle the debates.
Chris Low, chief economist with FTN Financial, explains why investors aren't scared of U.S. debt despite real worries of a default.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 17, 2011