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Ben Bernanke said today the deficit threatens the economy. If it isn't slashed, investors in government debt could demand higher interest rates. That could spike the recovery.
MasterCard and Visa reported higher profits as U.S. consumers returned to stores and swiped their plastic more often.
Joe Pytka, the man behind some of the most famous Super Bowl commercials of all time, talks with Bob Moon about makes a good commercial, what kind of money is involved, and whether controversy can help boost an ad.
Just days before the Super Bowl, government agents shut down several websites accused of stealing and streaming live sporting events. The content, available through links, includes games from the NFL, NBA, MLB and WWF.
Marketplace for Thursday, February 3, 2011