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Just a few weeks after rejecting a $6 billion buyout offer from Google, Groupon may raise almost $1 billion from private investors to fuel its growth. Mitchell Hartman has more.
A new survey shows oil companies plan to increase spending more than 11 percent next year. And despite the Gulf oil spill, companies plan to spend even more on deepwater drilling. Stephen Beard has more.
India has become the latest country to tighten trade sanctions with Iran. The U.S. has been pushing India to do that for years in the hopes that it will put pressure on Iran's nuclear program.
Research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago has found that the ever popular rewards credit cards like cards that give you cash back or airline miles cause people to spend more and go into more debt.
Until now, the unemployment reports did not include those who had been unemployed for more than two years. Now the jobs bureau will be keeping track of all of the long-term unemployed, and it could reveal the true depth of the economic downtown.
The college application process can be a stressful one, and some parents are calling on the pros to try and get some help. Zachary Barr reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, December 29, 2010