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The European Central Bank is taking actions to stop the growing debt crisis in Europe. We've heard about countries like Ireland and Portugal, but could economies be worsening in countries like Belgium and Italy as well? Christopher Werth explains.
First it was Wikileaks and the diplomats. Now Wall Street banks will get their day in the sun. The Federal Reserve will release the names of all the institutions that were loaned money during the financial crisis. Gregory Warner explains.
For years, U.S. companies have complained the Chinese government looks the other way when vendors pirate American goods. But now, Beijing has unveiled details about a new crackdown on intellectual property theft. Rob Schmitz reports.
No one's expecting earth shaking news out of the UN Climate Conference in Cancun. But in other global climate news, a major economic power wants to back out of the world's only legally binding climate change treaty. Eve Troeh has more.
The bare-bones health coverage known as mini-med plans will disappear once health reform kicks in in 2014. In the meantime, Congress will be looking into whether these plans are inadequate. John Dimsdale reports.
The news that Google was looking into buying Internet deal site Groupon for a few billion dollars has brought this online social networking trend into the mainstream light. But will these coupon sites be merely a passing fad?
While big policymakers in the U.N. consider climate change resolutions at the summit in Cancun, some communities back here in the U.S. are tackling environmental problems on their own. Even if they don't consider it that way. Adriene Hill reports.
The Preakness, the second race in the Triple Crown of thoroughbred horse racing, has been put on hold for next year. The tracks that host the races say they can't afford it. Amy Scott reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, December 1, 2010