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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 1, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Get foolish about climate change

Environmentalists in the U.K.'s Together campaign spend most of their time spreading the word about the dangers of climate change. But for April 1, they're reveling in the joys of energy wasting. Caitlan Carroll explains.

How H-1B workers affect U.S. jobs

There's been severe political backlash this year against highly-skilled foreign workers due in part to legislation surrounding the financial crisis. Renita Jablonski talks to Professor Robert Kennedy, who covers globalization in his new book.
Posted In: Jobs

Indicator says U.S. unemployment up

A report from ADP, normally seen as a predictor of the Labor Department's unemployment report, says the private sector shed 742,000 jobs in March. Global companies based in the U.S. are having a particularly hard time. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Cable, wireless want to be your media

The cable and wireless industries are both putting on trade shows today, with wireless leading a more popular event with about 30,000 attendees. Jennifer Collins explores the differences between the two industries and where they take risks.
Posted In: Science

Job market tough for China's new grads

China's colleges have seen a glut of enrollment in the past decade, but graduates looking for white-collar work are finding it hard to find anything. Scott Tong finds out what the 12 percent of unemployed graduates are doing.
Posted In: Education, Jobs

Obama: Unity crucial at G-20

Speaking at the start of the G-20 summit in London, President Obama called for nations to reject protectionism and work together. He also emphasized the need for aggressive financial regulations. Stephen Beard reports.

Money will make Wall Street honest

The administration is about to launch a new initiative to reward Wall Street executives who fess up to their role in the economic fallout. Commentator Robert Reich explains how it will work -- just in time for April 1!

London braces for G-20 protests

Two-thirds of the world's global activity will be represented at the G-20 summit in London, making cause for a protest for every occasion. Steve Chiotakis talks to Stephen Beard in London about what Londoners are expecting for protest day.

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American Boy [Feat. Kanye West] Album Version)
Estelle
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Collide The Tide
Chin Up Chin Up
Dreamworld
Rilo Kiley