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While so much focus has been placed on the Greek debt crisis, Italy is the latest European country to take a hit. Today, Standard & Poor's announced a downgrade of the country's credit rating.
The Fed will meet today to discuss possible options for healing the ailing economy in the U.S. But its policies might only make a tiny dent in the bigger issues.
We often hear about big acquisitions and mergers in the U.S. business environment, but recently things have been going the other way. What are the advantages to companies breaking up instead of building on?
One big cut in President Obama's big deficit reduction plan would include streamlining the Postal Service. But that kind of legislation might not be so easy to pass these days.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, September 20, 2011