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Before the recession, pop-up stores were typically limited to Halloween costume shops and Christmas stores. But everyone from online retailers to established brick-and-mortar stores are now debuting pop-ups.
Bob Moon talks to Leigh Gallagher from Fortune Magazine and Sudeep Reddy of the Wall Street Journal about the G-20 conference that just wrapped up, the Fed's quantitative easing plan and the jobs outlook.
The United States Postal Service is really feeling the effects of people using e-mails to communicate rather than letters. But they're employing a new tactic to hopefully pull them out of the red.
The president's debt commission is working on reforming the nation's tax codes, and one issue at hand is the corporate tax rate. The co-directors of the commission say the U.S. corporate tax rate should be reduced. But is it really that high to begin with? John Dimsdale reports.
It's estimated that premiums on company-paid health insurance plans will rise by roughly 9 percent this year. So what happened to the health care reform bill that was supposed to make health insurance more affordable? Stacey Vanek Smith reports.
The Commerce Department and the White House announced today plans to appoint a high-level privacy watchdog that would negotiate the issue of online privacy both overseas and in this country. But privacy advocates aren't happy about it. Bob Moon goes over the details with Steve Henn.
Marketplace for Friday, November 15, 2010