Dec 19, 2008
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For years the Recording Industry Association of America has been suing netizens, accusing them of illegally sharing music files. But that era now seems to have met the fate of 8-tracks and cassettes. Rico Gagliano reports.
The $17.4 billion that President Bush made available to General Motors and Chrysler today is being seen by auto industry analysts as only a temporary lifeline. Big decisions await the next administration. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
So-called "clamshell" packaging has helped deter store theft for years. But the plastic casing is notoriously hard to open. Now, relief is in sight. Sarah Gardner reports.
Usually at the holidays the news slows down. But not this week. Katie Benner of Fortune Magazine, The New York Times's David Leonhardt and Tess Vigeland discuss the events that grabbed the headlines.
The frail global economy has been hitting China hard. Marketplace's Shanghai correspondent Scott Tong discusses with Tess Vigeland how tougher times are raising questions about social unrest in an authoritarian country.
What do President-elect Obama, Italy's Silvio Berlusconi and France's Carla Bruni have in common? Marketplace's Megan Williams traveled to an outdoor market in Naples, Italy, to get the answer.