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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Thursday, January 26, 2012

The Federal Reserve pledged to keep interest rates near zero until 2014. After a subscriber revolt, Netflix rebounded with huge fourth quarter earnings. The New York Times' Charles Duhigg discusses the unknown truths about Apple's supply chain in China. Commentator Robert Reich says the U.S. government needs to take a more active role if it truly wants to make America globally competitive. And we hear about the current state of the Sundance Film Festival.

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Apple's China supply chain exposed

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Behind the sale at Sundance

Sundance Film Festival can be a mixing pot for business.
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Netflix is pushing to update a law that it says doesn't apply in the age of the Internet.
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Facing nearly half a trillion dollars in mandated budget cuts over the next 10 years, the U.S. Defense Department will spend more on technology like robots and drones -- and less on soldiers, ships, fighter planes and other conventional weapons. Here, a U.S. Marine-operated Raven surveillance drone prepares to land outside a Marine base on March 21, 2009 near the remote village of Baqwa, Afghanistan after flying a mission.
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