Marketplace for Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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Egypt's Arab Spring uprising began one year ago tomorrow. Is the Occupy movement here in the U.S. our Arab Spring? Kai Ryssdal talks to a forensic accountant about Mitt Romney's taxes. In the latest Attitude Check segment, Gallup editor-in-chief Frank Newport talks about Americans' attitudes toward the wealthy and whether they think the rich should pay a higher tax rate. Kai checks in with a previous roundtable guest to see how her job search has been going, before the State of the Union address.

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Did the Arab Spring spark the 'Occupy' movement?

Middle East movement inspired Occupiers, but so did home-grown protests in Wisconsin.
Posted In: Occupy, Occupy Wall Street, Arab Spring, Wisconsin
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Justin Timberlake goes golfing with Callaway

The ubiquitous global superstar tries to rebrand one of golf's biggest names.
Posted In: Golf, Justin Timberlake, Calloway, advertising
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Romney's taxes highlight low rates on investment income

The Republican candidate paid 13.9 percent of his income in federal taxes in 2010, a lower percentage than many people with less income pay. But higher tax rates on Mitt Romney's investment income would raise taxes for others, too.
Posted In: income tax, Mitt Romney
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YouTube video uploads grow rapidly

YouTube posts an hour of video every second. The website's owner, Google, is still trying to turn that content into cash.
Posted In: YouTube
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Checking in with the long-term unemployed

Jai Damian joined us back in September when the president gave his big jobs speech. Now she's here to update us on her job search and discuss what she hopes to hear from the president in the State of the Union.
Posted In: unemployed
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Occupy movement hits World Economic Forum

Occupy protesters are camping out in igloos outside of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Posted In: Occupy, World Economic Forum
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A look behind Romney's taxes

The U.S. tax code can be a cumbersome beast. How did Mitt Romney manage to pay roughly 15 percent in taxes last year?
Posted In: Mitt Romney, income tax
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Americans' feelings on the tax code

Should the rich be taxed more? And how much more? Americans offered their latest opinions to Gallup.
Posted In: income tax, Mitt Romney

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