Nov 20, 2008

Marketplace Report for Thursday, November 20, 2008

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Marketplace Report for Thursday, November 20, 2008

Segments From this episode

How low can the market go?

Nov 20, 2008
The Dow has taken more dramatic dives this week, once again raising the question of where the bottom is. Jeremy Hobson takes it up with investment specialists in New York.

Automakers lose a champion on the Hill

Nov 20, 2008
Congressman Henry Waxman has replaced John Dingell as chairman of the House Energy Committee, a loss of influence for the Big Three automakers. Alisa Roth reports.

Companies want pension rules changed

Nov 20, 2008
Some of the nation's largest companies are asking Congress to suspend rules requiring them to contribute more money to pension funds. Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale reports.

GMAC wants to become a bank

Nov 20, 2008
Like AmEx, financial services company GMAC has applied for status as a bank, which would make it eligible to receive bailout funds. Tess Vigeland asks banking law professor Lissa Broome to explain the trend.

Vampire flick expected to make a killing

Nov 20, 2008
Teen vampire movie "Twilight" has already sold out advance tickets in hundreds of theaters for its opening on Friday, demonstrating again that the teen market remains hot. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson from the teen vampire movie "Twilight"
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Let the big publishers fall

Nov 20, 2008
Major publishers are struggling to stay afloat. But author and commentator Megan Hustad said some no longer produce the quality publications they used to, and she won't miss them if they go under.

Music from the episode

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Old Skool Reunion London Funk Allstars

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