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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, August 26, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Why durable goods orders are up

Richard DeKaser, president of Woodley Park Research, talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether the increase in car sales is responsible for the rise in durable goods orders, and if it's another sign of recovery.
Posted In: Economy

Subprime lenders set to collect $21b

Lenders that contributed to the subprime mortgage crisis will get more than $21 billion in taxpayer money to help borrowers modify the terms of troubled loans. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Housing

Sarkozy pushes model to curb bonuses

French President Nicholas Sarkozy is cracking down on banker bonuses and urging the U.S. and other nations to follow suit. Stephen Beard reports.

Is wireless market competitive enough?

The FCC is meeting this week to talk about the wireless industry, which critics complain is not competitive enough. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Science

Supporters rally for health care reform

Democrats and others are kicking off a coordinated campaign in support of reforming the health care system. Tamara Keith reports.
Posted In: Health

Sen. Kennedy's impact on health care

Reporter Steve Henn talks with Steve Chiotakis about Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy's economic and health care legacy as we look back on his life.

Trade issues drive China, India apart

India and China are becoming increasingly influential in world trade, but relations between the two countries may be souring. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.

Climate science may be put on trial

The EPA is soon expected to formally declare that C02 emissions endanger human health. But that's something the world's largest business lobby wants to prevent with a public hearing on climate science. Sam Eaton reports.

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Human Behaviour
Bjork
Lights Camera Action (Album Version (Edited)) [Clean]
The Knux
Farewell Adventureland
Yo La Tengo