Marketplace for Friday, September 18, 2009

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Marketplace for Friday, September 18, 2009

Will soaps go dark like 'Guiding Light?'

"Guiding Light," TV's longest-running drama, comes to a close after 72 years. Nate DiMeo reports on what it means for other soap operas still on the air.
Posted In: Entertainment

Palm Springs eyes art for vacant stores

Palm Springs, Calif., will be the latest city in the nation to decorate its vacant storefronts with art. Mitchell Hartman reports.

Weekly Wrap: After Lehman

Reuters blogger Felix Salmon and freelance writer Heidi Moore talk with Kai Ryssdal about whether we are more secure after the fall of Lehman Brothers, and if it's now safe for banks to give TARP money back.
Posted In: Economy

A family history of starting over

Despite signs of an economic recovery, jobs are still scarce. Increasing unemployment means more people are having to start over, like commentator Peter Basch.
Posted In: Jobs

Google launches display-ad market

Thanks to Google, your favorite Web sites might get a lot more ad-heavy. That's because the search giant just launched a new online-ad marketplace. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Internet

SEC tightens rules for credit agencies

The Securities and Exchange Commission has passed new rules that will give it tighter control over how credit agencies operate. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Economy

Report: Fed to curb banker pay

The Federal Reserve has a new plan to regulate the financial industry. Wall Street Journal reporter Damian Paletta talks with Kai Ryssdal about whether it will work.

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Behind the Mountains
Japancakes
Cereza Rosa (Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White)
Angel Melendez & The 911 Mambo Orchestra
Andalucia
Pink Martini

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