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Marketplace for Tuesday, January 26, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, January 26, 2010

High stakes, pressure in Davos

More than 2,500 people will gather for the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski town of Davos to discuss how to fix the global economy. Stephen Beard reports on what attendees and observers can expect.

Despite scandals, China still growing

Chinese officials are still pulling contaminated dairy products off store shelves. China correspondent Scott Tong talks with Kai Ryssdal about how China doesn't seem to be slowing down, even with corruption problems.

Where will Howard Stern go next?

Four years ago, Howard Stern moved to Sirius Satellite Radio. But with less people buying satellite radios and subscriptions, there's talk that Stern may return to the regular airwaves. Brett Neely reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

A toxic environment for green workers

In his State of the Union address, President Obama will likely push for more green jobs. But green jobs aren't necessarily clean ones. Sarah Varney reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Ford starts building a new workforce

Ford says it will add 1,200 new jobs in the fourth quarter of this year. Alisa Roth reports on auto worker jobs in the future.
Posted In: Auto

Fed mulls inflation prevention measures

The Federal Reserve is expected to keep the Federal Funds Rate where it is for many months to come. But even if the Fed raises interest rates, some are saying the old tools will no longer do the trick. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Economy

What's behind Obama's spend freeze?

President Obama is calling for a spending freeze on some domestic programs in the federal budget. Washington bureau chief John Dimsdale talks with Kai Ryssdal about how much money the move might save.

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Whims Of Chambers
Ron Blake, Wycliffe Gordon, Stefon Harris, Eric Reed, Carl Allen Rodney Whitaker
Rock & Folk
Marc Grau
Be Easy
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings