Segments From this episode
A senior Chinese official said he sees the Eurozone as a major market for investment. Could Chinese investment solve Europe's economic woes? Stephen Beard explains.
Consumers were feeling slightly more confident last month, which also helped boost the manufacturing sector. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks to economist Diane Swonk.
Gasoline prices are rising all across the U.S., and some are worried that consumers may begin to rein in their spending as a result, and bring the improving economy down again. John Dimsdale reports.
Earmark, pork barrel, filibuster: we hear these words all the time in politics, but where did they come from? Steve Chiotakis talks to the Oxford English Dictionary's Jesse Sheidlower.
Nintendo's wireless Wii system was a big hit a couple years ago, appealing most to usual non-gamers for its ease. But this season, sales are down nearly a quarter. Sally Herships reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, December 23, 2010