Marketplace for Friday, September 11, 2009

Episode Description 
Marketplace for Friday, September 11, 2009

Small talk: Grocery line, surgeons, suits

Marketplace's Brendan Newnam and Rico Gagliano talk with fellow staffers George Judson, Jeremy Hobson, and Stacey Vanek-Smith about under-the-radar business stories: the fastest grocery line, sleepy surgeons, and no suits to save costs in Bangladesh.

New York's mindset 8 years after 9/11

People throughout the country are remembering 9/11. For many, the memory of the terrorist attacks has faded a bit. But in New York, it's very much present in people's minds. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: New York

Businesses want gov't help on flu

At a Congressional hearing, businesses warned they might need a little government help to get them through a flu outbreak. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Health

Weekly Wrap: Why the markets are up

T. Rowe Price's Andy Brooks and Fortune's Leigh Gallagher talk with Kai Ryssdal about why people are jumping back into the markets despite sobering economic realities, and whether reform can be expected.
Posted In: Economy

State tax revenue losses hurt schools

The University of California Board of Regents is mulling a tuition hike to fill a budget deficit. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Education

Why all the bidders for BusinessWeek?

News service provider Bloomberg is making a bid to buy BusinessWeek, one of several parties interested in the magazine. But isn't print media dying? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

Sovereign wealth funds pull back

Dubai's sovereign wealth fund is stopping investments. Jeremy Hobson reports these types of funds haven't had the greatest year.

Where's financial system regulation?

White House economic adviser Lawrence Summers talks with Kai Ryssdal about what the Obama administration has done so far about the financial crisis, and what it plans to do to keep it from happening again.
Posted In: Economy

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So Far Away
Social Distortion
Andrew Bird
Bird`s Lament

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