Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, December 24, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, December 24, 2009

Controversy over pay czar's restrictions

Reporter Mitchell Hartman talks with Bill Radke about GM's pay packages and how much controversy is being caused by pay czar Kenneth Feinberg's restrictions.

Local governments count on sales tax

Not only is this a make-or-break time of year for retailers, local governments depend on the tax revenue they collect from holiday sales, too. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Taxes

Marketplace Globalist Quiz: Insurance

In 10 years time, what will a U.S. family pay in health insurance in a given year? Quizmaster Stephan Richter quizzes Bill Radke.
Posted In: Health

Health costs kick in before benefits

Consumer protections and subsidies from the Senate and House health-overhaul bills won't kick in for several years. But consumers may want help right away. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health

Some AIG bonuses still not repaid

AIG executives are slated for more big bonuses in the new year. But some execs still haven't paid back all they promised to return from their 2009 bonuses. Jill Barshay reports.

Working off the pounds at the office

What do you do with all the extra weight you've been packing on from holiday indulging? You could go to the gym, or bring the gym to you... even to your office. Caitlan Carroll explains.
Posted In: Health

High stakes for biz, labor in health bills

The Senate has passed its landmark health-care bill. As lawmakers prepare to reconcile the bill with the House's version, reporter Mitchell Hartman talks with Bill Radke about what's critical for business and labor.
Posted In: Health

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Gimme More
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The Winter Solstice
Sufjan Stevens
Blue Christmas
Sheryl Crow