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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Monday, January 9, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report's John Moe reports from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on the future of television. Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne talks about the big years coming up for his company and the auto industry. Consumer advice celebrity Suze Orman is breaking into the prepaid debit card business. Commentator Mark Laws recounts how one payday loan took over his life. The U.S. is going through a snow drought. In the past year, the number of nuclear reactors operating globally fell. And reporter Gregory Warner takes a look at whether economic hard times change people's perceptions about how much health care they need.

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People mingle in front of a display of LG Electronics televisions during Press Day Events at the annual Consumer Electronics Show on Jan. 9, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nev. where LG unveiled their 55-inch OLED tv, said to be the world's largest. Major electronics makers are scrambling to win the race in making the best and smoothest-running TV technology out there.
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