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Marketplace for Thursday, July 16, 2009

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GM needs radical reinvestment

Auto writer and commentator Dan Neil says General Motors should hold off on plans to pay back taxpayers and get serious about investing in new technologies and better products.
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Gov.'s Wall St. past clouds re-election

As New Jersey reels from recession, Gov. Jon Corzine's connection to Wall Street is proving to be a toxic asset in his re-election campaign. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Does securitization have a future?

Kai Ryssdal talks with CNBC financial correspondent David Faber about his insights into the cause and effects of the recession, and his new book, "And Then the Roof Caved In," about the beginning of the financial crisis.

FedEx and UPS spar over union rights

UPS and FedEx are in a battle over unions. UPS lobbied for FedEx teamsters to have the right to organize, a move FedEx is resisting. Dan Grech reports.

CIT customers seek out new lenders

CIT received $2 billion from the Fed last fall, but it won't be getting seconds from Washington. What does that mean for the small businesses that depend on loans from the company? Steve Henn reports.

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One More Regret
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