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Marketplace for Tuesday, October 5, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Freakonomics Radio: Where are the runs?

Kai Ryssdal talks to Stephen Dubner, co-author of "Freakonomics" and "Superfreakonomics" about why runs are on the decline in baseball. It's probably not what you expect.
Posted In: Sports

Faulty foreclosure papers notarized

Kai Ryssdal talks to Ohio State Secretary Jennifer Brunner about Ohio's investigation into how foreclosure proceedings are processed.
Posted In: Housing, Law

Wendy's testing breakfast menu

Breakfast menus have been key for fast food restaurants, especially during the recession. Wendy's is a little late to the game and is testing a breakfast menu -- for the third time. Will the fast food chain gain a morning following?
Posted In: Food

New safety guidelines for Boeing's new 787

The FAA announced a rule on how far back other planes should be from the new plane.
Posted In: Airlines

What's so special about gold?

Gold prices continue to reach new heights. Marketplace's Janet Babin looks into why gold is valued so much, especially when you can't exactly use it to buy something at the store.

Making the Nobel Prize in Economics memorable

Don't remember last year's winner of the Nobel in economics? Comedian Andy Borowitz has ideas on who to nominate for the prize so people won't forget.

Japan slashes bank rate to almost zero

The Japanese have tried the extra low-interest thing twice -- to little success. The U.S. is also doing it too... So is it going to work this time?

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The Daydream
Tycho
I'm Puttin' All My Eggs In One Basket
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
SexyBack
Justin Timberlake feat. Timbaland