Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 14, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 14, 2009

SCHIP expansion needs revenue

The House of Representatives will try to hand President-elect Obama a bill expanding the expanding the State Children's Health Insurance Program. But John Dimsdale reports revenue sources may be a concern.
Posted In: Health

More strain for small business loans

Small businesses strapped for cash could use help from the Small Business Association more than ever. But recent changes to one of its popular loan programs has put a strain on women and minority owners. Ronni Radbill reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Chrysler looking to shed assets, too

Chrysler is under pressure to sell off assets after its $4 billion bailout loan from the U.S. government. The automaker is said to be in talks with Renault-Nissan, which Renault-Nissan denies. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Auto, Mergers and Acquisitions

Obama gives team Republican touch

Former Illinois Congressman Ray LaHood's nomination as Transportation Secretary makes him one of few Republicans to join the Obama team. Sam Eaton reports how the Transportation Department could benefit from his oversight.

Obama stimulus bears a closer look

President-elect Barack Obama emphasized infrastructure when he spoke of his stimulus plan last week. But when it comes to such spending, Commentator Will Wilkinson worries about the risk of oversight failure.

Citi could sell off several parts

On the heels of its brokerage merger announcement, Citigroup is also expected to sell off several financial services to counter a potential $10 billion loss. Jeremy Hobson reports what the bank might be shedding.
Posted In: Jobs, Mergers and Acquisitions

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Roxxanne (Album Version (Edited)) [Clean]
The Knux
The Heat is On (from "Beverly Hills Cop")
Studio 99
What Have You Done For Me Lately
Janet Jackson

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