Marketplace for Thursday, March 5, 2009

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Marketplace for Thursday, March 5, 2009

Dubai financially dry as expats leave

Dubai's opulence and wealth attracted a lot of foreigners for much of the last decade. But in an economic downturn, many expatriates are leaving the city, which could spell trouble. Stephen Beard reports.

Sports coaches' salaries under scrutiny

In these tough economic times, salaries for college sports coaches have come under fire. Tess Vigeland speaks with sports journalist Diana Nyad about whether those salaries are inflated or a necessary part of school budgets.
Posted In: Sports

China's concrete way to boost economy

China's steps to stimulate its economy are different from the U.S. Instead of relying so much on giving consumers money to spend, China's efforts are more... concrete. Scott Tong reports.

Aetna CEO's advice on health care

At a forum, President Obama discussed reforming the health care system with leaders in the field. Aetna CEO Ronald Williams speaks with Kai Ryssdal about some of the things Obama will have to consider to fix the system.
Posted In: Health

A look at a reformed health care system

President Obama wants to stem the skyrocketing cost of health care and fix the system. But what might a new health care system look like? Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Health

Investors worry about GE's outlook

General Electric's stock recently dropped to a nearly two-decade low. Some analysts say investors are worried about GE's financial division. Why? Bob Moon reports.

GM: Future is in 'substantial doubt'

Auditors are telling General Motors it might not survive unless it files for bankruptcy. What's next for the struggling automaker? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Auto

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The Best of OMD
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
The Black Keys Work (Phonique Remix)
Erlend Oye
Encounter Point Main Title
Kareem Roustom

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