Nov 30, 2011

Marketplace for Wednesday, November 30, 2011

HTML EMBED:
COPY

Central Banks in several countries have agreed to lower their interest rates to make it easier for Europe to borrow. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte talks about how the European financial crisis is impacting the Netherlands. Commentator Robert Reich says…

Segments From this episode

Shift in the oil trade

Nov 30, 2011
For the first time in 62 years, the U.S. will export more petroleum than it gets.

Extend the payroll tax cut

Nov 30, 2011
The American economy is sagging. Job growth at a standstill. So what's the best way to kickstart the economy?

Reich: Extend the payroll tax cut

Nov 30, 2011
The American economy is sagging. Job growth is at a standstill. So how do we kickstart the economy?

U.S. factories adapt to stay competitive

Nov 30, 2011
To combat cheaper labor costs overseas, some companies have switched from mass production to "mass customization."

Why the central banks stepped in

Nov 30, 2011
The Federal Reserve and other central banks announced today they were teaming up to increase liquidity in the global economy. What does this mean, and will it actually help the European debt crisis?

How trying to find a job is like trying to find love

Nov 30, 2011
Looking for a job can often feel like looking for a romantic relationship. Patti Stanger and Destin Pfaff, Bravo's own "Millionaire Matchmakers," discuss the similarities and offer their tips.

Dutch prime minister on the future of the eurozone

Nov 30, 2011
The Netherlands' prime minister Mark Rutte discusses the future of Europe, the eurozone and the global economy.

Secret Santa in the Senate

Nov 30, 2011
For the first time ever, U.S. senators are doing a Secret Santa gift exchange.

Central banks unite to help Europe

Nov 30, 2011
The Federal Reserve and other major central banks take coordinated action to provide cheap dollars to European banks that face funding problems

Central Banks in several countries have agreed to lower their interest rates to make it easier for Europe to borrow. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte talks about how the European financial crisis is impacting the Netherlands. Commentator Robert Reich says the U.S. needs to extend the payroll tax to create a healthier economy. The U.S. is exporting more oil than it imports for the first time in more than 60 years. Some established manufacturing companies are trying to look more like startups. And the Millionaire Matchmakers talk about how finding the perfect job is a lot like finding Mr. or Mrs. Right.