Marketplace for Monday, November 23, 2009

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Marketplace for Monday, November 23, 2009

Data may improve minority health care

Several studies have shown that minorities tend to receive lower quality health care than whites do. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on efforts to close that gap.
Posted In: Health

Living a less wasteful life in Hollywood

Hollywood is going through some of the pains the rest of the economy is. Commentator Rob Long says scaling back is much harder than dreaming big when you work in the business.

Economics of the rise and fall of pinball

Pinball machines used to be everywhere, but not anymore. Economics professor Jeff Ely talks with Kai Ryssdal about the economic lessons that can be learned from the machine.
Posted In: Entertainment

Extreme weather takes its toll in U.K.

Insurance companies are counting the costs of severe flooding in northern England. Stephen Beard reports the deluge has wrecked hundreds of homes and businesses.

Does Wal-Mart really save you money?

Wal-Mart claims to save consumers cash -- even if they don't shop at one of its stores. Steve Henn reports on whether the company's claim is true.
Posted In: Retail

News Corp may shun Google for Bing

There are reports that Microsoft has been talking to News Corp about a deal that would keep the media company's content on Bing and off Google. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Internet

Concern grows over rising U.S. debt

Government notes, bills and bonds will be on sale as Washington tries to finance its spending habits. Senior business correspondent Bob Moon talks with Kai Ryssdal about increasing worries over what the government owes and how much that debt costs.

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Burning
The Whitest Boy Alive
The Golden Path
The Chemical Brothers
Op Hop Detonation
Stereolab
Building Peaks
Tristeza

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