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Marketplace for Friday, Jan. 9, 2009

Marketplace for Friday, Jan. 9, 2009

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After working 80-90 hours a week for an investment bank, Sean Moore decided a life on Wall Street wasn't for him. He left his job in the summer of 2007 to travel in Africa. He's now a DJ and aspiring writer in New York.
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Kevin Pereira of G4-TV's "Attack of the Show" in the Marketplace studios.
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President-elect Barack Obama speaks at a press conference in Chicago
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Who really needs the stimulus?

Angela Blackwell
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Investment banks hoarding oil

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