Marketplace for Wednesday, September 30, 2009

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Marketplace for Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Campaign gives a toast to sherry

Wine producers in Spain are waging a campaign to make sherry cool. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Posted In: Food

Kenyan hunger worsens over drought

Millions of Kenyans are going hungry because of a severe drought that has devastated harvests and caused food prices to more than double. Jennifer Collins reports.
Posted In: Food

Taking Stock: Are the markets fair?

Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel talks with Kai Ryssdal about his new book, "Justice," and the morality of Wall Street.
Posted In: Books

More regulation isn't the only answer

The House is inching closer to a vote on regulation proposals for the financial system. But commentator David Frum says we may need to think beyond regulation to prevent the next crisis.

Icelanders get hot over mortgages

Iceland is expecting a wave of public anger over the dire state of the economy. Stephen Beard reports thousands of mortgage holders are likely to join a national repayment strike.

Nike is latest to swoosh out of chamber

Nike is resigning from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board over disagreement on climate change. Steve Henn reports on why so many companies are leaving the chamber.

CIT's shaky future hurts small biz

Business lender CIT is scrambling to work out a deal with its bondholders for a takeover, or it'll have to file for bankruptcy. Bob Moon reports on the fallout for the small businesses caught in the middle.
Posted In: Economy

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