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Woolworth's will close its doors in the U.K. for the last time tomorrow, ending a legacy that spans 100 years. Stephen Beard spoke to customers in London who fondly recalled shopping at the store as children.
A dispute between Russia and Ukraine over natural gas is hurting supplies to other European countries. Russia is accusing Ukrainians of stealing gas, while the Ukraine blames faulty piping. Stephen Beard reports.
Carmakers come out today with December sales, and analysts are saying along with poor figures, there are fewer cars on the road. But there are signs truck and SUV sales may be healthier as gas prices decline. Amy Scott reports.
Three Chinese warships are heading to Somalia to protect cargo against pirates. Experts say the added naval protection helps prevent hijackings, which are high in the region. Scott Tong reports.
The House Financial Services Committee will hear today about Bernie Madoff's company and $50 billion pyramid scheme. Lawmakers want to figure out why the SEC didn't catch the fraud. Janet Babin reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, January 5, 2009