Segments From this episode
Commentator Will Wilkinson says Congratulations, Barack Obama! You're the next president of the United States. Now, what are you going to do about the broken U.S. government? Wilkinson offers his ideas.
Investors have responded to the news of Barack Obama's election with what seems to be a sell-off. Steve Chiotakis talks to European correspondent Stephen Beard over why the specific reaction overseas.
A decisive victory was Wall Street's preference for Tuesday's election. What other key points do investors care about with the upcoming Obama administration? Steve Chiotakis talks to Alisa Roth in New York.
Californians are awaiting final vote totals on Proposition 8, which would ban same-sex marriage in the state. Jennifer Collins reports how gay marriages have given an economic boost to the wedding industry.
Now that the election is over, polling companies need something to do. Nancy Marshall Genzer takes a look at how they pay the bills -- from polling for media companies to conducting market research.
The election is over and many investors are feeling relieved and not surprised by the result, given the polls. Jeremy Hobson went to the New York Stock Exchange to get a sense of what the market was thinking.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 05, 2008