Nov 15, 2007

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 15, 2007

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 15, 2007

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Spending our way to wealth

Nov 15, 2007
It wasn't that long ago that being thrifty was America's number-one virtue. But beginning with FDR, a string of presidents has extolled the virtues of Keynesian economics and spending our way to wealth. Sarah Gardner reports.

No packaging? No problem

Nov 15, 2007
British cosmetics manufacturer Mark Constantine is very critical of his own industry, and he's started a revolution in the world of marketing -- products with minimal packaging, aimed at a green market.

Another billion plus for Barclays

Nov 15, 2007
European bank Barclays announced it's written off another $1.64 billion, bringing its new write-down total to around $2.64 billion. But Stephen Beard tells Scott Jagow why, compared to other banks, that's not that much.

Online giving, big impact

Nov 15, 2007
Today is National Philanthropy Day, and Americans are giving in record amounts, thanks to the ease of online donating. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks into how a lot of small contributions count.
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Less Middle East energy, more Midwest

Nov 15, 2007
A group of governors frustrated with Washington's slow movement on global warming is pushing for climate-change legislation in the Senate. Paul Brandus reports on the proposed cap-and-trade system.

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