Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The Federal Reserve officials meet today to discuss the slow domestic recovery, the ongoing crisis in Europe, and a plan for better communication surrounding its actions. In Russia, billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov announced he will run for president against Vladimir Putin in next spring's elections. Wall Street types can expect smaller bonuses this year, but many are thankful to just have a job.

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Canada has backed out of its Kyoto Protocol agreement, in large part because it was unable to meet its carbon emissions cap.
The state will rule on whether oil and gas companies have to list all the chemicals they use to do hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. Environmentalists want them to disclose much more. Fracking opponents protested in New York this past November.
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Black Friday sales helped bolster the retail numbers, which went up for the sixth month in a row.
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Chairman Ben Bernanke and the rest of Federal Reserve board is unlikely to raise interest rates in the near future.
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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.