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Oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico is slowly coming back online following Tropical Storm Lee, but more storms are looming and consumers may soon be feeling the effects.
The Republican presidential race continues to heat up. Big topics at last night's debate? The state of welfare, jobs and how the Federal Reserve has been handling the economy.
The GOP candidates spent much of the evening debating their economic policies. Candidate Ron Paul called for the end of the minimum wage, while Rick Perry called Social Security a 'Ponzi scheme.'
Unemployment in China is estimated at around 20 percent. But many recent college graduates are now opting out of low paying jobs, and delving in entrepreneurship.
The Republican presidential debate last night focused heavily on financial issues as the country waits for President Obama to reveal his new jobs plan tonight.
The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction comes together for the first time today, as Republicans and Democrats search for a solution to the country's debt crisis.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, September 8, 2011