Dec 25, 2012

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, December 25, 2012

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Today millions will unwrap gifts they just don't want and stores are prepped for the wave of returns. Each year on Christmas, Queen Elizabeth delivers a Christmas message to her subjects. This year, something new, the message will be in…

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Merry Christmas and many unhappy returns

Dec 24, 2012
The day after Thanksgiving is known as the biggest retail sales day of the year. The day after Christmas is the start of the biggest week for holiday gift returns and a tough time for retailers.

How does the U.S. stack up on income inequality?

Dec 25, 2012
When it comes to income inequality is the United States more like Iran or France?

Queen Elizabeth delivers Christmas message in 3-D

Dec 25, 2012
Each year on Christmas, Queen Elizabeth delivers a holiday message to her subjects. This year, she's making her 3D debut.

Climate change, fracking to take center stage in 2013

Dec 25, 2012
Marketplace sustainability reporter Scott Tong shares his predictions on what's next for the United States when it comes to energy, fracking and climate change.

Markets in Japan and China surge

Dec 25, 2012
Japan's export economy is feeling optimistic as Prime Minister-elect Shinzo Abe takes office, and China's consumers look to end the year with a strong finish.

New taxes take effect to fund Affordable Care Act

Dec 25, 2012
Fiscal cliff deal or not, some taxes will go up either way.

Moutai shares tumble in China after goverment restriction

Dec 25, 2012
Distillery stocks in China tumble this week after the government announced a ban on high priced spirits at state events.

PODCAST: No more Moutai for officials in China, Affordable Care Tax?

Dec 25, 2012
Netflix apologizes for a streaming movie outage. Fiscal cliff or no fiscal cliff -- some taxes are going up next year either way. A look ahead at the environment and energy in 2013. And we'll explain why it's a bad…

Today millions will unwrap gifts they just don’t want and stores are prepped for the wave of returns. Each year on Christmas, Queen Elizabeth delivers a Christmas message to her subjects. This year, something new, the message will be in 3D. And we bring you an international quiz to test your knowledge of global equality.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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