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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Monday, January 16, 2012

Despite S&P's credit downgrade of several European countries, markets reacted with a collective... meh. We tell you why. Plus, we look at minority unemployment and see how the Occupy movement is weathering the winter. And if you've gone shopping recently, did you end up purchasing more than you wanted to? A behavior science professor explains why that happens.

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Standard & Poor's downgraded the credit ratings of France, Italy and other European nations. But the markets remained steady. Why?
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