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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for October 26, 2011

We looked at who is the top 1 percent and how are they are making their money. President Obama announced a new plan to ease the pain of student loan repayment. Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta was indicted for insider trading. Personal relationships are affecting the eurozone talks. Floodwaters in Thailand are threatening manufacturing facilities of many multinational corporations. Efficiency efforts to bring down global computing power consumption may be better pointed elsewhere. Lastly, Todd Buccholz's commentary saw the Greek bailout as a question of German culture.

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