Marketplace for Friday, October 23, 2009
Marketplace's Brendan Newnam and Rico Gagliano check in with members of the Marketplace staff on the news that didn't quite make it on the radio this past week.
Environmentalist Bill McKibben, one of the first authors to write extensively about climate change, talks with Kai Ryssdal about Saturday's International Day of Climate Action and why "350" is the magic number for global warming.
Hyundai has become one of the biggest automakers in the world. It now sells more cars in the U.S. than Chrysler. Alisa Roth reports on what the Detroit Three might learn from their South Korean competitor.
Leigh Gallagher of Fortune Magazine and Mike Mandel of Businessweek join Kai Ryssdal in discussing the cutting of executive's compensation at bailed-out companies and other business news of the week.
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Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is calling on Congress to approve new regulations that would prevent another financial crisis. And he wants the Fed to be appointed the enforcer. But that idea probably won't fly with lawmakers. John Dimsdale reports.