Marketplace for Thursday, December 17, 2009

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Marketplace for Thursday, December 17, 2009

Biz looks for signals from Copenhagen

Laurent Corbier, chair of the International Chamber of Commerce and VP of sustainable development at energy firm Areva, talks with Kai Ryssdal about investment and climate-change policy.

The new face of homelessness

A lot of people have suffered reversals of fortune this year -- some have lost jobs and homes. Kai Ryssdal visits the Union Station Homeless Services center to see how people are coping.
Posted In: Charity

Newspaper tries to find its focus online

In Michigan, the 174-year-old Ann Arbor News has become a mostly Web publication, but it still puts out a print edition twice a week. Jennifer Guerra reports on how the experiment is working with readers and advertisers.
Posted In: Internet

Ship gifts away, it's Free Shipping Day!

It's Free Shipping Day. A made-up holiday when hundreds of online retailers offer free shipping with guaranteed delivery by Christmas. Sally Herships reports.
Posted In: Internet

High stakes in climate deal decision

World leaders are gathering in Copenhagen for the final day of the UN climate summit. John Dimsdale reports on how the conference is playing in the U.S.

New SEC rules for financial advisers

The SEC has announced new rules affecting it hopes will prevent another Bernie Madoff-like scandal from happening again. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Citigroup's shares take a big hit

Citigroup's stock price dropped to it lowest level in four months after investors said they weren't excited about the bank's stock and the government said it'd wait to sell holdings. So what happened? Alisa Roth reports.

Health provision gives insurers a bonus

Now that the public option is off the table for the Senate health-care bill, the insurance industry will get 30 million new customers. Gregory Warner reports on another part of the bill that's going to work out well for insurers, too.
Posted In: Health

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Syrup Usa - Rosy, Why
Syrup Usa
Rockhouse (Parts 1 & 2) (Single/LP Version)
Ray Charles
New Fast
Aden

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