Marketplace for Friday, September 17, 2010

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Marketplace for Friday, September 17, 2010

Consumer Price Index holds steady

The market is volatile, employment is uncertain... But the Consumer Price Index remains stable, which in more normal times, would be a good thing. But the stable CPI makes some economists concerned about inflation and deflation.
Posted In: Food

Spicy chicken a decades-old trend

Spicy chicken is the latest trend blazing through fast food chains. Reporter Blake Farmer traces this popular dish back to mom-and-pop restaurants in Nashville
Posted In: Food

NFL Players Union preparing for fight

Kai Ryssdal talks to Liz Mullen of the SportsBusiness Journal about the rift between the NFL Players Association and the League.
Posted In: Sports

Weekly Wrap: The week of the consumer

Kai Ryssdal talks to Leigh Gallagher from Fortune Magazine and Sudeep Reddy from the Wall Street Journal about

Colleges set up food banks for students

Some universities and colleges are setting up food banks on-campus for their students. Making sure that financially struggling students are able to eat alleviates at least one big worry for them and helps keep them in school.
Posted In: Education, Food

United and Continental, a marriage of equals

Like any marriage, the merger between the two airline giants has qualities that complements the others. But also like any marriage, economists predict some tough talks will be had to settle issues such as a pilots' pay.
Posted In: Airlines, Mergers and Acquisitions

Warren as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

It's official -- Elizabeth Warren will head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson looks at what responsibilities and Warren will have in her new position.

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Smoke On The Water
Pat Boone
Paper Planes (as made famous by M.I.A.)
Instrumental Hip Hop Beat Makers
Sensual Seduction (made famous by Snoop Dogg)
Instrumental Hip Hop Beat Makers
Lookout Weekend
Debbie Deb
Gotta Be Something
Satori a Paris
Marc Grau

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