Marketplace for Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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Marketplace for Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Rolls' competitors may get a big boost

Rolls-Royce faced another obstacle today when oil stains were found on one of its Airbus A-380 engines. With the company only sharing about half of the engine-making market, this could mean big news for its U.S. competitors. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Airlines

Wendy's to join sea salt bandwagon

It seems like everyone's talking about salt these days, and not just any salt -- sea salt. The condiment is perceived to be healthier than your basic table salt, and Wendy's is about to add it to its new kind of fries. Jennifer Collins reports on what the craze is all about.
Posted In: Food

Obama seeks cooperation ahead of G20

Ahead of the G20 summit, President Obama wrote to world leaders, telling them, basically, not to hate the U.S. and saying that everybody needs to work together to balance global growth. The letter followed some sharp criticism in recent days from countries like Germany, Brazil and China. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Economy

School exec heads to News Corp., media exec heads to NYC schools

New York City schools chief Joel Klein is stepping down to work for the world's biggest media company -- Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. His replacement as schools chancellor? A media exec, Cathleen Black, the head of Hearst Magazines and former publisher of USA Today. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: New York

How viable is high-speed rail in California?

Los Angeles to San Francisco in less than three hours? You could with high-speed rail. Reporter Casey Miner takes a look at the obstacles and the potential benefits of the high-speed rail project in the Golden State.
Posted In: Transportation

Irish workers trying their luck overseas

Many Irish job seekers are looking for job opportunities abroad, as the Irish economy lays in shambles. Reporter Anne-Marie McNernery talks to some Irish expats in Canada about their decision to leave Ireland.
Posted In: Jobs

Letters: Trash bags, social networking browsers

Kai reads your letters on Marketplace's stories on Hefty's marketing of black garbage bags, the social-networking browser RockMelt and his interview with Haitian author Edwidge Danticat.

FRUM: Should China really be complaining?

Several countries aren't pleased with the Fed's $600 billion plan, including China. Marketplace commentator finds some irony in the Asian giant's complaint.

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Juveniles
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Two Steps, Twice
Foals
Will There Be Stars
Blonde Redhead
Parentheses
The Blow
Thousands Are Sailing
The Pogues