Marketplace for Tuesday, April 20, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Gov't policies take a toll on Little Rock

In Little Rock, Ark., the decisions being made in Washington, D.C. are having a big impact on businesses. John Dimsdale reports.

Gizmodo gets its hands on new iPhone

Jason Chen, editor of technology website, talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the new ended iPhone up in his hands months before its release and what's so special about it.

The climate for foreign biz in China

Asia correspondent Scott Tong talks with Kai Ryssdal about whether the mood for foreign businesses is getting a little tense in China, and how much longer it can go on being factory to the world.

A push to reduce salt content in food

The Institute of Medicine has recommended that the FDA force a gradual cutback in how much salt is allowed to be processed in foods. Dr. Benjamin Jones, a flavor chemist at David Michael & Co., talks with Kai Ryssdal about how that might affect the taste in your favorite foods.
Posted In: Food

Businesses differ on derivative reform

Derivatives contracts were first used by farmers as a way to sell their crops in advance. Derivatives trading has gotten much more complex since then -- as has the plan to regulate them. Brett Neely reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Banks focus on Goldman Sach's credit

With a quarterly profit of nearly $3.5 billion, no one's questioning Goldman's ability to service its loans. But its all-important reputation is still under attack. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

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