Marketplace for Thursday, September 10, 2009

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Marketplace for Thursday, September 10, 2009

Before you say 'fire my team's coach...'

As football season kicks off, the state of the economy has commentator and sportswriter Jon Wertheim rethinking about how cavalier he will be in calling for coaches to get canned.
Posted In: Sports

Small donations help fight child deaths

A new report by UNICEF says early childhood deaths have fallen below nine million for the first time on record. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports donations have played a big role in making it happen.

Herbicide sales hurt Monsanto's profits

Monsanto, the world's largest seed company, will be falling short on their earnings this year. That'll end eight years of gain. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Agriculture

Is EU offer to poor countries enough?

The European Union may offer nearly $22 billion a year by 2020 to developing nations to fight global warming and sing on to a climate change treaty. Is it an offer too good to refuse? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Inspecting Obama's health care claims

In his prime-time speech, President Obama said fixing health care would cost $900 billion over the next decade and help millions of uninsured people get coverage. Tamara Keith checks out a few of his claims.
Posted In: Health

Crisis rattled belief in financial system

Lehman Brothers' collapse a year ago shattered the blind faith that Americans at all levels of society had placed in the financial system. Kai Ryssdal examines how trust was abused and what it will take to rebuild it.

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Bunky's Pick (Bonus Track)
Cut Chemist
Here I Dreamt I Was an Architect
The Decemberists

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