Segments From this episode
Minnesota's government shutdown is now the longest state shutdown in at least a decade and there's no end in sight. Most Minnesotans aren't greatly affected by the shutdown -- yet. What will be the tipping point?
To deal with declining membership, the not-for-profit is taking a cue from corporate America: merging local groups and selling off part of its most valuable assets -- land.
Isabella Bufacchi, journalist with the Italian financial newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore, takes a look at Italy's potential debt crisis, and compares it to other struggling European nations.
The NBA could be on the verge of losing one of its largest fan bases -- China. The country's favorite basketball player, Yao Ming is set to retire and that would have huge implications for the $2.3 billion market.
John Wyse, economist with the European School of Economics in Rome, explains how Italian debt has become an issue in Europe, and explains how Italy could be 'too big to fail.'
Republican Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia explains her take on the U.S. budget talks, how the Tea Party is influencing discussions and what her constituents want most from a budget deal.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 12, 2011