Dec 1, 2008

Marketplace Report for Monday, December 1, 2008

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Marketplace Report for Monday, December 1, 2008

Segments From this episode

A brand new city in a troubled economy

Dec 1, 2008
For the first part of our series "Close to Home," Steven Cuevas went to a town in the Temecula Valley that just won the right to incorporate in the midst of the failing economy. Steven Cuevas reports on how it's…

Black Friday not looking so black

Dec 1, 2008
Retail experts are predicting the weakest holiday shopping season in decades, and consumers' spending on Black Friday isn't changing that view. Today, retail stocks were down. Janet Babin reports.

A big day ahead for the Big 3

Dec 1, 2008
On Tuesday, the Big Three automakers are expected to present their bailout proposal to Congress. But in the face of sobering November sales figures, can they keep a united front? Alisa Roth reports.

Israelis, Palestinians join in start-up

Dec 1, 2008
Israeli and Palestinian techies are creating a new business that allows computer users to store all their data on the Internet. Daniel Estrin reports.

CNN makes a play on AP's turf

Dec 1, 2008
CNN is launching its own news wire service to compete with the long-established Associated Press. It's been in a beta trial run for a month. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

High court hears nuke power plant case

Dec 1, 2008
The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge by an environmental group that alleges a New York power plant is polluting the Hudson River and should not be exempt by Clean Water Act rules for newer plants. Sam Eaton reports.

Despite 401k, maybe you should spend

Dec 2, 2008
As many of us see our retirement savings dwindling from the stock market's decline, a natural reaction is to close our wallets. Economist Dan Ariely tells Kai Ryssdal we may want to rethink that notion.

Music from the episode

Personal Jesus - Remastered Version Depeche Mode
Personal Jesus - Remastered Version Depeche Mode

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