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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Tuesday, October 9, 2012

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Greece, and was greeted by massive street protests. Meanwhile, Wall Street Journal reporter Liz Rappaport discusses how Wall Street is now backing Mitt Romney this election after backing Barack Obama in 2008. Welders are in big demand and have the potential to bring home large paychecks. A Chicago official looking to reduce gun violence and to close a budget gap has proposed taxing guns and ammunition. After Hurricane Katrina, insurance premiums rose sharply in the Gulf, and residents say the increase may lead them to lose their homes. And the Amish are now venturing into other forms of business.

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