Marketplace for October 6, 2011

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Marketplace for October 6, 2011

Oprah Winfrey's make or break moment

After months of troubles, the Oprah Winfrey Network starts its new season Monday with a whole lot to prove.
Posted In: Entertainment

The cool cult of Apple

How a company designed its way into the national consciousness and created millions of loyal users.

Apple after Steve Jobs

Today is the first day of the Tim Cook era. The new CEO takes charge of the myth and the business.

Mortgage rates fall below 4%

The average 30-year fixed mortgage has dropped to 3.94 percent. But with many borrowers unable to qualify, is anyone really getting such a cheap loan?
Posted In: Housing

Wall Street protests grow

Occupy Wall Street claims to represent 99 percent of the population. It's attracting nurses, transit workers and other union members. But what exactly does the movement want?
Posted In: Wall Street

Letters: Occupy Wall Street, Bank of America fees

Going over listeners' responses to past broadcasts. This week: the Occupy Wall Street protests; end of Don't Ask, Don't Tell; and Bank of America's new debit fee.

The economy as seen on a bus ride down Sunset Blvd.

Kai Ryssdal rides a bus 26 miles through Los Angeles to see how the economy and our high unemployment rate is affecting everyday Americans.
Posted In: Economy

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