Segments From this episode
Many are familiar with the e-retail holiday known as Cyber Monday, an online continuation of the Black Friday shopping bonanza. Will it eventually overtake the other shopping holidays? Steve Chiotakis talks to Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan.
The government is set to approve a stimulus-based rebate program for old appliances akin to the Cash for Clunkers program. The $300 million program will target 56 states and territories. Elizabeth Threlkeld reports.
The Obama administration plans today to help protect mortgage holders falling behind on monthly payments from foreclosure. Alisa Roth explores how new plans will change the current program.
Online auctioneer e-Bay is in a Paris court to determine whether it's complied with an injunction banning the sale on its French site of certain luxury fragrances. Stephen Beard explores the conflict.
Ten years after the anti-free trade protest known as the "Battle of Seattle," outsourcing has accelerated. But global free trade talks under the WTO are floundering. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Thanks to a legislative compromise, the nation's 45% estate tax drops to zero in 2010. But it'll come back with a 55% vengeance in 2011. John Dimsdale explores the "throw mama under the train" aspect of the current estate tax law.
Holiday sales have allowed consumers to gorge themselves on sales. But after the chaos dies down, how do retailers get their customers back to paying full price? Rachel Dornhelm finds out what some are doing to pull off a "discount detox."
How did retailers do on Black Friday? Are global markets still reeling from Dubai? Steve Chiotakis talks to Sam Stovall, Chief Investment Strategist at S&P Equity Research.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, November 30, 2009