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Even rice prices have skyrocketed in the China. Economists suspect that the Chinese government is not publicly recognizing inflation to avoid dealing with uneven income distribution in the country.
Reporter Dan Gorenstein talks to the Johnsons, a family of three living in a basement apartment, about what it's like to live from unemployment check to unemployment check.
Stores are starting to hire more staff and perhaps encouraging them to be extra helpful. Analysts say that better customer service may be a strategy to get people to part with their money.
The health reform law requires that businesses report to the IRS every contract worth more than $600. Business, Republicans and even the president think that the requirement takes up too much time and money from businesses.
Marketplace for Friday, November 26, 2010