Marketplace for Monday, September 28, 2009

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Marketplace for Monday, September 28, 2009

CBS-GlobalPost deal ups int'l coverage

CBS is looking to save cash by partnering with international news Web site GlobalPost.com. Jeremy Hobson reports the deal may be a model for news organizations looking to beef up foreign coverage.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

Grand Rapids hopes art has big rewards

Thousands of artists will be descending on Grand Rapids, Mich., in the hopes of snagging a $250,000 prize. Dustin Dwyer reports on how the Rust Belt town is hoping to remake itself.

Is the global economy any safer now?

Joseph Stiglitz, professor at Columbia University, talks with Kai Ryssdal about if our financial system is in worse shape today, a year into the credit crisis, than it was in 2008.

Housing programs may get gov't boost

The White House is considering injecting $35 billion into state and local housing programs. Why? Housing economist Nicolas Retsinas talks with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Housing

How reform may help health insurers

The insurance industry is a staunch supporter of universal health coverage, which is leading some critics to wonder if an overhaul contains a windfall. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Health

Nestle's milk linked to Zimbabwe prez

Swiss food giant Nestle is being accused of aiding and abetting the theft of a Zimbabwean dairy farm, which was seized from its white owners and is now run by the wife of President Robert Mugabe. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Food

What we can learn from all the mergers

Health-care conglomerate Abbott Laboratories and document company Xerox shelled out a combined $11 billion to expand their opportunities. Bob Moon reports on what's behind the recent pickup in mergers.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

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May-December [Explicit]
Mos Def
Rebel Rouser
Duane Eddy
You Can't Go Home Again (Album Version)
DJ Shadow
Wfl (Wrote For Luck)
Happy Mondays
L.E.S. Artistes
Santogold