Marketplace for Monday, Jan. 26, 2009

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Marketplace for Monday, Jan. 26, 2009

Indian casinos unlucky in recession

Native American casinos are feeling the pinch of the recession. Revenue is down, and the drop in business is having a big impact on local communities. Alex Cohen reports.

Minnesota hospital ailing in recession

The affluent town of Edina, Minn., has been slowly feeling the effects of layoffs and stretched budgets. Annie Baxter visits the town's biggest employer to see how it's coping with the economic stress.
Posted In: Health

Decoder: Nationalizing banks

Talk about nationalization of the banking industry is increasing. But what does that mean and how will it work? Bob Moon reports.

Rising jobless rate adds to banks' woes

As unemployment rates creep higher, banks are worried that more loans will have to be written off. Because if prime borrowers find themselves jobless, they may not be able to pay their mortgages. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Home sales up, but not really

Sales of existing homes rose 6.5% in December. But the new numbers might not be much to celebrate since a lot of those sales are skewed by foreclosures. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Housing

Obama OKs new look at emissions rules

President Obama has ordered the EPA to reconsider whether states can set their own auto emissions standards. But if a waiver to states is granted, can the ailing auto industry meet the tougher requirements? Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Auto

CEO sees health care as fixable issue

With the Obama administration vowing to reform the health care system, Health Net CEO Jay Gellert talks about how much the health industry is willing to change.
Posted In: Health

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Heretics
Andrew Bird
Talk Amongst Yourselves
Grand National
Not Going Home
The Elected
Salad Days

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