Marketplace for Monday, October 5, 2009

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Marketplace for Monday, October 5, 2009

Could we have handled the truth?

A watchdog report on TARP says top officials weren't leveling with the public about the health of big banks when they pitched their bailout plan last year. But what would have been the alternative? Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Economy

FTC sets rules on blogger disclosure

The Federal Trade Commission issued new guidelines today requiring bloggers to disclose when they're being paid by a company they're covering. How will the FTC effectively enforce these rules? Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Internet

Michelin NYC scopes eats under $25

Michelin is releasing its guide for the best 662 restaurants in New York with some new additions -- including where to get a good meal for under $25. Bob Moon explores the move with Michelin Guide Director Jean Luc Naret.
Posted In: Food

'Python' sketches absurd, but relevant

Today is the 40-year anniversary of the first Monty Python broadcast on British TV. But American fans may not fully appreciate how many of the most famous Python sketches reflect the economic reality of its day. Stephen Beard explores the connection.
Posted In: Entertainment

Conde Nast slims down, cuts Gourmet

Conde Nast will be shutting down Gourmet Magazine, one of its longest-running titles, while keeping its Bon Appetit title alive. Longtime Gourmet fans and foodies are distressed by the loss. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Food

North Korea, China talk trade

Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao met with North Korean officials today to sign trade deals between the two countries. Bob Moon talks to Scott Tong, who headed to the border town of Dandong to find out what the two countries were trading.

No home should be without a T-Rex

Ever wanted to own the skeleton of a woolly mammoth? Buyers at a natural history auction in Las Vegas scored one for the price of a BMW. Other attendees were out for pricier game. Stacey Vanek-Smith dropped in and took some pictures.

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Rapper's Delight (Evian Mix)
Dan The Automator
Feel The Pain [2007 Remastered LP Version]
Dinosaur Jr.
U R Here
Boom Bip
V.I.P.
Youngblood Brass Band