Jul 12, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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Where do most of the world's Muslims live?

Jul 12, 2011
The Globalist's Stephan Richter offers his latest quiz, on the population of Muslims around the world.

Minnesota yet to feel full impact of government shutdown

Jul 12, 2011
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?

Girl Scout camps up for sale

Jul 12, 2011
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.

Debt contagion spreads to Italy. How about the U.S.?

Jul 12, 2011
Concerns over Italian debt have global markets tumbling. But is Italy any different than Portugal, Spain or Greece?

Italy: 'Too big to fail'

Jul 12, 2011
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.

Yao Ming's exit may impact the NBA's second-largest market

Jul 12, 2011
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.

Italy's debt weighs down European markets

Jul 12, 2011
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.'

Campbell's Soup tries to heat up sales

Jul 12, 2011
Soup used to a cheap and easy go-to food, but sales have dropped recently. Campbell tries to change up its strategies.

Americans should worry about Italian debt

Jul 12, 2011
Juli Niemann, analyst with Smith Moore and Company, takes a look at the growing concern over Italy's debt and how it could impact the U.S.

Capito: Washington has a spending problem, not a revenue problem

Jul 12, 2011
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.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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