Marketplace for Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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Marketplace for Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Poor delegates struggle in Copenhagen

At the Copenhagen climate conference, some delegates are living the high life. But not all. Delegates from poorer countries are finding it tough just coping in Copenhagen. Stephen Beard reports.

Corporations lost in Copenhagen clamor

Reporter Sam Eaton talks with Kai Ryssdal about why corporate leaders are in Copenhagen, and what the mood is like at the conference during its last days.

Letters: Climate, iPhones, patents

Kai Ryssdal reviews what listeners had to say about our climate change conversation with Al Gore, the conference in Copenhagen, iPhones and green patents.

Virtual events industry takes off

More companies are asking employees to log on for video conferences or meetings in virtual boardrooms instead of logging miles. Sally Herships reports.
Posted In: Internet, Science

Technology moves travelers to the bus

For cost-conscious travelers, the bus has always been a top choice. But now, new long-distance bus lines are rolling up hordes of travelers by using technology to up their hip factor. Andrea Bernstein reports.
Posted In: Travel

Is it time for Fed to raise interest rates?

Factories cranked up their output in November and wholesalers are raising prices. But that doesn't mean the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Economy

On this episode of Health Care Overhaul

It's been a wild week in the political fight over how to overhaul the U.S. health-care system. Having a little trouble keeping track of what's going on? Gregory Warner gives an update.
Posted In: Health

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