Marketplace for Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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Marketplace for Wednesday, September 16, 2009

VW test drives clean diesel in U.S.

Volkswagen is looking to bring its high-end Phaeton back to the U.S., possibly with a clean diesel engine. But are Americans ready for it? Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Auto

Facebook status update: We're profiting

For the first time ever, Facebook is making a profit. When did it figure out how to do that? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Internet

Paying the price for climate change

Author and economist Lord Nicholas Stern talks with Kai Ryssdal about the costs of fighting climate change, what happens if we do nothing, and how the U.S. can get more investing in clean tech.
Posted In: Investing

Irish cross border for cheap bargains

On the border between the Republic of Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland, a difference in currencies has Irish shoppers flocking north for great deals. Christopher Werth reports.

Health costs hurt incomes in Bush years

With information from a recent report, we may finally be able to reach a verdict on President George W. Bush's economic record. Commentator David Frum doesn't like what he sees.

Pop art prices pop!

Author Richard Polsky talks with Kai Ryssdal about his book, "I Sold Andy Warhol (Too Soon)," and how the art bubble popped in 2008.
Posted In: Books

How Baucus's plan will help uninsured

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus released his plan to overhaul the health system. Tamara Keith reports on what the plan means for people who don't have insurance and the businesses that employ them.
Posted In: Health

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Drifty (Scientific American mix)
24 Hour Party People
Happy Mondays