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The House approved $14 billion in loans to help automakers survive. But things don't look promising for the bill as it heads to the Senate, where Republicans are threatening a filibuster. Dan Grech reports.
Small businesses want a number of things from the incoming Obama administration, including some of the money from the federal bailout. Health insurance and credit card reform are also on the agenda. Mitchell Hartman reports.
The British pound was trampling the dollar last year, but lately its value is rapidly decreasing. Now a debate is stirring over whether to lose the pound sterling and adopt the euro. Christopher Werth reports.
Today we get the latest trade deficit, and while a weaker dollar and overseas growth have boosted U.S. exports, a faltering U.S. economy means fewer imports. John Dimsdale explores whether trade will balance out.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, December 11, 2008