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Nov 27, 2007

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 27, 2007

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 27, 2007

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Less confidence, less spending?

Nov 27, 2007
The numbers for consumer confidence out this morning may be down for the fourth straight month in a row. But how will that affect what consumers spend? Jeremy Hobson explores the connection.

FCC watching cable TV closely

Nov 27, 2007
The FCC will be voting on stricter regulations for cable TV. But some critics say tighter restrictions could mean price controls or more limited programming. John Dimsdale reports.

Biting into China's food safety

Nov 27, 2007
China is making strides to inspect its food industry and ensure the safety to the rest of the world. Marketplace got a first-hand look at the food inspection process in Shanghai. Scott Tong reports.

New York regains financial dominance

Nov 27, 2007
New York seems to be getting ahead on its rivalry with London as the world's preeminent financial center. But Ashley Milne-Tyte reports the two cities' competition may soon be dwarfed by other emerging markets.

Picking a sale after foreclosure

Nov 27, 2007
With the rise of foreclosure filings comes the parallel rise in foreclosure auctions. Lisa Chow checks out the auction block in New York City and looks into whether or not it's worth it to buy.

Did Citigroup need the life raft?

Nov 27, 2007
Citigroup's $7.5 billion investment offer from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority might have saved it from subprime trouble. Doug Krizner talks to Peter Thal-Larsen of the Financial Times in London about the deal.

Definition of 'organic fish' is murky

Nov 27, 2007
If a farm-raised fish is fed ground-up wild fish, can it be labeled organic? A public meeting in Washington will decide today. Nancy Marshall Genzer looks into what the fish might be eating.

Airlines appreciated the extra space

Nov 27, 2007
Allowing commercial flights into military airspaces saved airlines money in jet fuel, but there were still long delays for take-off and landings. But Alisa Roth reports airlines were happy with the results anyway.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC