Dec 27, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, December 27, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, December 27, 2010

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House Republicans expected to adopt "cut as you go" rules

Dec 25, 2010
When the new Congress meets in January, Republicans are expected to adopt a "cut as you go" plan. It's a belief that tax cuts do not have to be offset with spending cuts. John Dimsdale reports.

Northeast corridor hit by massive blizzard

Dec 27, 2010
The northeast corridor has been hit by a massive post-holiday blizzard. Flights and trains have been canceled, with snow drifts being measured in feet. Mitchell Hartman has more.

Oil prices could grow over $100 a barrel

Dec 27, 2010
The price of oil reached a two-year high following the first major blizzard to hit the U.S. this year. Cold weather forces people to use energy to heat their homes, driving up energy prices. Stephan Beard has more.

Marketplace's guide to holiday recycling

Dec 27, 2010
Jeremy Hobson speaks with Adriene Hill from the Sustainability Desk about proper recycling, re-purposing, and re-gifting techniques for the holidays.

Russia keeps a former oil tycoon in jail

Dec 27, 2010
Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkosky will stay behind bars. A judge this morning found him guilty of stealing millions of tons of oil. Peter van Dyk explains.

Wisconsin businesses force unions to lower wages

Dec 27, 2010
Union leaders in Wisconsin are worried that companies are taking advantage of the down economy and forcing blue collar workers to accept lower wages permanently. LaToya Dennis explains.

Brenda Starr faces her final deadline

Dec 27, 2010
After 70 years of reporting, comic strip character Brenda Starr will see her name in print for the final time. The final Brenda Starr - Reporter comic will run on January 2.

Do higher oil prices indicate a stronger recovery?

Dec 27, 2010
Jeremy Hobson speaks to Julia Coronado about what the increase in oil prices mean for the economy, and consumers.

China raises interest rates again

Dec 27, 2010
To China now, where the government raised interest rates again over the weekend. It's the second hike in just over two months as the Chinese government attempts to curb inflation there. So what does the move mean for us?

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC