Nov 27, 2008

Marketplace Report for Thursday, November 27, 2008


Marketplace Report for Thursday, November 27, 2008

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To inherit, you have to earn their trust

Nov 27, 2008
Trusts allow people to pass wealth on to loved ones, but a new kind of trust also lets people attach some strings to the money -- as Stacey Vanek-Smith discovered with her parents.
"You'd better listen to your mother..."

Millionaire invests in changing attitudes

Nov 27, 2008
We've all heard money can't buy you love or happiness. But if you have enough of it, you might have a chance at changing people's hearts and minds. That's what software millionaire Tim Gill is trying to do. Jeremy Hobson…

He's driven to make a difference

Nov 27, 2008
Robert Chambers could have easily retired after leaving car sales and owning several businesses. Instead, he has channeled his energy into helping low-income car buyers make smart purchases that will help them on the road to prosperity. Steve Tripoli reports.

Attacks already hurt Mumbai economy

Nov 27, 2008
India closed financial markets in the wake of terrorist attacks in Mumbai, and with grenades going off in the commercial district, most people stayed away. Is a return to normal possible? European Bureau Chief Stephen Beard reports.

Stores lure shoppers online and off

Nov 27, 2008
Retailers are rolling out specials for what's typically one of the busiest holiday shopping weekends. Will the shoppers come? New York Bureau Chief Amy Scott reports.

Helping the needy gets tougher

Nov 27, 2008
Demand for food assistance is rising and food banks are struggling to keep up. Senior Correspondent Bob Moon visits a mission to see what demand looks like first hand.

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