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Leaders of the G20 countries are meeting in Paris today. This meeting comes at a critical time, just before big decisions are supposed to be announced surrounding the eurozone crisis.
Retail sale numbers are up this morning, including a surprising burst in the amount of spending at department stores across the country, as well as a rise in auto sales.
Chris Low, chief economist with FTN Finacnial, tells us why the markets are liking the retail sales numbers out today, and what his peers think about the Occupy protest.
Congressional proposals to slash the deficit have to be in to the super committee by tomorrow. If the committee can't agree, then $800 billion is automatically sliced from the military budget.
The Advanced Manufacturing Partnership has its first regional meeting today. President Obama assembled the group to strengthen and expand the nation's battered manufacturing sector.
A clean-up planned in New York's Zuccotti Park this morning has been postponed indefinitely after protesters spent the night cleaning the park themselves.
The crowd in Zuccotti Park reacts to the news that they will not be forced to leave their posts this morning for a mandatory clean-up.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 14, 2011