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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Thursday, June 7, 2012

Ben Bernanke said today that the Fed is prepared to take action if Europe's problems get worse. What does this really mean? According to Gallup's latest data, Americans aren't paying much attention to the government's unemployment reports. Meanwhile, Foursquare seems to be on the decline, and Apple has decided to get rid of Google Maps as the default on its devices. Reporter Adriene Hill explores the bad reputation that regular bath salts are getting. And with two movies about Abraham Lincoln being released this summer, how marketers are making us love the 16th president.

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