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The U.S. economy is shrinking, but the buck is making a comeback -- in global transactions, at least. Banks are hoarding dollars, so U.S. currency is regaining its allure. Jeremy Hobson has more.
DC's Metro transit system could default on a complicated deal and wind up owing foreign bankers $43 million. AIG guaranteed the deal and others like it, leaving at least 31 public services facing defaults too. Steve Henn reports.
The sense of dread in the financial world is no treat, but it'll be a main theme among the tricks played during tomorrow's Halloween festivities. Mitchell Hartman reports on people spooked by the economic crisis who are dressing the part.
Heads up, couch potatoes. Netflix and TiVo are joining forces to have movies and TV episodes instantly streamed from Netflix to the television sets of TiVo subscribers. Stacey Vanek-Smith has more.
Marketplace Report for Thursday, October 30, 2008