Nov 25, 2009

Marketplace for Wednesday, November 25, 2009

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Marketplace for Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Segments From this episode

The effects of Toyota's recall

Nov 25, 2009
Toyota is recalling 3.8 million vehicles in the U.S. to fix accelerator pedals. Jeremy Hobson reports on what that means for customers, dealers and the carmaker.

Dubai World seeks to delay debt repay

Nov 25, 2009
The government-owned company Dubai World is asking for more time to pay its debts. Stephen Beard reports.

Banking sector growth slows

Nov 25, 2009
Only three banks have opened in the third quarter this year, the fewest since World War II. Bill Hawkins, CEO of one of those banks, talks with Tess Vigeland about how hard it is to open up in this environment.

Private contracts drive Afghan economy

Nov 25, 2009
Private contractors outnumber U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Steve Henn reports these contracts play an important role in the Afghan economy.

The real deal on weak market volume

Nov 25, 2009
Senior business correspondent Bob Moon talks with Tess Vigeland about whether baby boomers have started cashing out of the stock market for good.

China can't deny market forces forever

Nov 25, 2009
China is getting richer and more powerful, but the markets are as well. Commentator David Frum says not even China can successfully tangle with them for long.

Diddy to market fragrances at HSN

Nov 25, 2009
Rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs will appear on the Home Shopping Network to promote his line of fragrances. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Retailers strategize to lure shoppers

Nov 25, 2009
Black Friday is almost upon us. This time around, retailers are coming up with new ways to keep customers coming without giving away the store. Sally Herships reports.

Music from the episode

With It Giant Panda
Waiting Room Fugazi