Playlist: Diabetes, online shopping and how markets fail

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Tuesday, November 23, 2010

On today's show, Tess and Gregory Warner discussed the details about a new study that predicted diabetes could become the most expensive disease ever -- costing $500 billion by 2020. Gigi Douban previewed a new program offered by Lands End that allowed for online shopping with personalized video attention. Tess also talked to the New Yorker's John Cassidy about the Wall Street crash, and about the future of the markets. We had more news about the Irish bailout, the fate of IPOs coming into the market, and a possible insider trading case with Big Lots. Amy Scott reported on whether getting a master's degree is beneficial to teachers. And as for the songs we played:

  • The Healer - Erykah BaduBuy
  • Morning Strut - Mux MoolBuy
  • Bobo On the Corner - Beastie BoysBuy
  • Sunny - Wes MontgomeryBuy
  • Portofino - Teengirl FantasyBuy

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.

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