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Marketplace for Friday, September 25, 2009

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Marketplace for Friday, September 25, 2009

Small talk: Big vehicle, models, cows

Marketplace's Brendan Newnam and Rico Gagliano talk with fellow staffers Jeremy Hobson, Stacey Vanek-Smith and Amy Scott about under-the-radar business stories: a sheriff's big vehicle, warning labels on model's photos, and productive cows.

L.A. Dodgers hope ticket truck hits big

To boost sales, the Los Angeles Dodgers are trying a new marketing method: a ticket truck. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Sports

Germany's Merkel likely to win election

European correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Kai Ryssdal about what's at stake in the upcoming German elections, and why the economic downturn hasn't hurt Chancellor Angela Merkel.

'I am obsessed with the markets'

The recession has a lot of people thinking about the markets, whether to stay in or get out. For commentator Lauren Silverman, things are starting to get a little out of hand.

Weekly Wrap: Reform proposals

Fortune's Leigh Gallagher and Clusterstock's John Carney talk with Kai Ryssdal about whether the time for meaningful financial system reform has passed, and where we go from here.
Posted In: Wall Street

Airline fees take off in a big way

The last time you flew, you may have noticed you were opening up your wallet... a lot. Why? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Airlines

Why the shift in global economic policy?

For decades, the governments of the eight economic powers have considered themselves the major decision-makers on the global economy. But from now on all members of the G-20 will be included in discussions. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Economy

Will more sanctions against Iran work?

Iran's acknowledgment of a previously secret nuclear plant garnered strong international reactions. The U.S., U.K. and France want Iran to disclose its nuclear efforts or face new sanctions. Jeremy Hobson reports.

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Blinking Lights (For You) [Explicit]
Eels
Where Is My Mind?
Pixies
Not Going Home
The Elected
Are 'friends' Electric?
Gary Numan
Two Tickets To Paradise (Album Version)
Eddie Money