Nov 25, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 25, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 25, 2010

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Ireland plans deep budget cuts to fend off bank crisis

Nov 25, 2010
Ireland cuts spending and adds taxes under new "austerity budget," but the markets remained skittish about its recovery sending the euro into a further slide against the dollar.

McDonalds serves up a McDegree to employees in Britain

Nov 25, 2010
McDonald's offers two-year degree program in operations and business management to employees working at the fast food chain.

Internet rating sites move in on Better Business Bureau

Nov 25, 2010
The Better Business Bureau was considered a reliable source on everything from bars to gas stations. But the non-profit's reputation recently took hit when it was accused of using a pay-for-play system. Now competitors like Yelp are gaining traction. David Gura explains what went wrong.

Thrift stores get into Black Friday spirit

Nov 25, 2010
Tomorrow is Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year. People typically head out to the big-box retailers for the huge deals, but what about your local thrift store? They might be getting into the spirit too.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC