Marketplace for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007
Nov 27, 2007

Marketplace for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007

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Segments From this episode

There's only one Burger King in this town

Nov 27, 2007
For 50 years, the Burger King in Mattoon, Ill., has been a favorite spot. And thanks to a judge's ruling, that other Burger King has had to keep its distance. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Let's be rational: Tougher times ahead

Nov 27, 2007
The worst consumer confidence numbers in two years came out today, along with the worst year-on-year drop in home prices in 20 years, and a report predicting the foreclosure crisis is far from over. Do all these indicators confirm a recession is near? Steve Tripoli reports.

Cities are stuck in mortgage meltdown

Nov 27, 2007
The U.S. Conference of Mayors put out a detailed report today, forecasting just how badly cities are being affected by the housing slump. Bob Moon talked with Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson about how the downturn is affecting his city and others.

Citigroup gets help from Abu Dhabi

Nov 27, 2007
The sovereign investment fund of Abu Dhabi is giving America's biggest bank, Citigroup, some much-needed capital to offset its big mortgage losses. For some insight into this news, Bob Moon talks with David Wighton of the Financial Times.

Google searching for renewable energy

Nov 27, 2007
The Web giant has announced plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in green energy projects. It plans to produce enough electricity from renewable energy sources to power a city the size of San Francisco. Sam Eaton reports.

Verizon to open network to more phones

Nov 27, 2007
Verizon Wireless says it's going to give consumers more choice of cell phones. It plans to open up access to its network in 2008. And it's bound to have company. Janet Babin reports.

A new way to navigate the city

Nov 27, 2007
A small team of scientists from MIT is using Rome as an urban laboratory to devise a new technology to help us get from here to there. Megan Williams reports.

Music from the episode

Brother The Organ
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Walk, Don't Run The Ventures
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