Marketplace Report for Tuesday, November 11, 2008

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Marketplace Report for Tuesday, November 11, 2008

The illicit trade of ancient art

Some of the ancient treasures in museums were taken illegally from where they originated, and countries have sued to get them back. Kai Ryssdal talks with Sharon Waxman, who writes about the antiquities trade in 'Loot.'
Posted In: Crime, Entertainment

Grieving dad invents defense robot

After Brian Hart's son John was killed in Iraq, he concluded there must be better ways to protect the troops. So he developed The Landshark, a robot that diffuses bombs. Monica Brady-Meyerov has more.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Science

Letters: Creating jobs, helping students

Listeners wrote in about creating jobs for out-of-work Americans, student loans and having lobbyist-connected people on Obama's team. Also, Kai Ryssdal learns how to pronounce the name of a South Dakota city.
Posted In: Economy, Education, Jobs, Travel

Even Dubai feels economic pain

Dubai's dream of having the biggest and best of everything was believed to be impervious to global economic slowdown, but Kelly McEvers reports there are signs the city is feeling economic malaise too.
Posted In: Economy, Oil

Crisis tones down Super Bowl ads

Companies that normally spend big bucks on Super Bowl ads are reconsidering the big flash productions for fear of appearing flamboyant during a time of economic trouble. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Economy, Entertainment, Sports

Bailout package could soon have strings

The first batch of bailout money released by Congress is going fast. Soon, Treasury will have to go back for the rest. This time, though, there are likely to be strings attached. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

U.S. resets terms for homeowner help

The government set new terms, including lower interest rates, for homeowners seeking relief from foreclosure, terms that will be adopted by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

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