Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Dec 11, 2007

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, December 11, 2007

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, December 11, 2007

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Oil prices may bubble on speculation

Dec 11, 2007
With the spikes in oil prices there has also been a jump in the number of oil investors. The Senate is wondering if speculation could be the cause of high prices. John Dimsdale reports.

A penny donated is one not missed

Dec 11, 2007
A small group of banks will be giving customers the option to charge an extra penny on their credit card to donate to United Way of America. Jeremy Hobson reports why pennies could amount to more than nickels.

Fiat takes road to building in U.S.

Dec 11, 2007
European car maker Fiat is considering building a factory in the U.S. to take advantage of a cheap dollar. Scott Jagow talks to Megan Williams about whether this continental jump could become a wider trend.

Your own piece of a Callas love affair

Dec 11, 2007
The life and love of opera star Maria Callas has garnered mystique since her death 30 years ago. Now, those captivated by her story can grab the juicier memorabilia off the auction block. Lisa Napoli has more.

The USA label doesn't play around

Dec 11, 2007
Concerns over the safety of China-made toys have made business boom for toy makers who can brandish a "Made in the USA" label. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the story of one company entering a busy season.
Wooden color trains from toy maker Maple Landmark. The company touts a "Made in the USA" label on its products.
www.maplelandmark.net

Open trade draws U.S. oil to Libya

Dec 11, 2007
Libya's multibillion-dollar deal with France is just one example of how the country is beginning to actively trade with Western countries. Gretchen Wilson reports U.S. oil firms are expectedly attracted.

Cap-and-trade still has kinks

Dec 11, 2007
Despite the cap-and-trade system inspired by the Kyoto Protocol, Europe's greenhouse gas emissions are still rising. Sarah Gardner looks into where the scheme may have failed -- and where it could still succeed.

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, December 11, 2007

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC