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Nov 29, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 29, 2011

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What would a doomsday scenario in Europe look like? The Occupy movement has led protesters to take over a UBS building in London's financial district. In China, the government has put a ban on advertisements during primetime TV shows. And American Airlines flies towards... bankruptcy.

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Ban on uranium mining near Grand Canyon set to expire

Nov 29, 2011
A battle is brewing over uranium mining on land near the Grand Canyon. A House bill would allow mining on the land. Proponents say it would help the area economy; opponents fear an environmental disaster.

American Airlines files for bankruptcy

Nov 29, 2011
The struggling airline has declared bankruptcy after a poor third quarter, but it says it will keep its scheduled flights running.

How Henry Paulson may have tipped hedge funds

Nov 29, 2011
Reporter Richard Teitelbaum discusses U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and information given in advance to hedge fund managers on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac interventions.

Juli Niemann: American Airlines bankruptcy could hurt small cities

Nov 29, 2011
American Airlines' bankruptcy is seen as a strategic move to shed debt and come out more competitive, yet analyst Juli Niemann worries that it will harm smaller cities and towns.

American Airlines after Chapter 11

Nov 29, 2011
Airline travel analyst George Hobica discusses American Airlines' legacy and future in light of its bankruptcy filings.

The next steps for American Airlines

Nov 29, 2011
The parent company of American Airlines filed bankruptcy today, but what does that mean for customers and employees in the near future?

PODCAST: American Airlines takes a nosedive

Nov 29, 2011
What would a doomsday scenario in Europe look like? The Occupy movement has led protesters to take over a UBS building in London's financial district. In China, the government has put a ban on advertisements during primetime TV shows. And American Airlines flies towards... bankruptcy.
American Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Miami International Airport on October 4, 2011 in Miami, Florida.
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Occupy London enjoys certain legal rights

Nov 29, 2011
Protesters have recently begun occupying a UBS building in London's financial district, and the Swiss bank can't kick them out without going through the U.K. courts.

Citigroup case could head to court

Nov 29, 2011
A New York judge has put the kibosh on a $285 million settlement between Citigroup and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Will the euro crisis repeat history?

Nov 29, 2011
The debt crisis in Europe is having a profound effect on banks there, and their ability to lend.

Illinois to vote on tax breaks for Sears, CME

Nov 29, 2011
Are tax credits beneficial to states or even necessary to keep companies from moving jobs elsewhere?

Mid-day Extra: Victoria's (not so) Secret branding

Nov 29, 2011
Tonight, the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show airs on TV. What does the company gain by putting on such a show?

A doomsday scenario for the euro

Nov 29, 2011
What will happen to the global economy if the eurozone breaks up? A new book considers the options.

China bans primetime TV ads

Nov 29, 2011
The government in China has decided to ban all advertisements on primetime TV in the coming year, leaving foreign companies who have invested millions without an outlet.

What would a doomsday scenario in Europe look like? The Occupy movement has led protesters to take over a UBS building in London’s financial district. In China, the government has put a ban on advertisements during primetime TV shows. And American Airlines flies towards… bankruptcy.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC