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Airport security is tightening up after the holiday's failed terrorist attack, and the additional expenses will be divided between federal and local governments. Alisa Roth offers this breakdown.
The World Cup could bring $5 billion and add over 70,000 jobs to the U.S. if it were to host the games in 2018. That's one reason nearly 30 cities are competing for the chance to host. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Beyond their handy use as gifts, prepaid cards are being used increasingly to distribute rebates, payroll and even Social Security payments. But for all of their convenience, they can be trouble at the register. Jill Barshay reports.
Chinese officials are indicating that the country will probably pull ahead of Germany as the world's top exporter of goods. But as far as that title goes, there are a few footnotes where China is concerned. Scott Tong reports.
This past decade there's been more music in film and TV than ever, but publishers and labels have taken a hit. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks back at the aughts music revolution with Bill Werde from Billboard.
MasterCard said holiday retail sales were up more than 3.5% over last year. Bill Radke gets more info from Sam Stovall, Chief Investment Strategist at S&P Equity Research.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, December 28, 2009