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Segments From this episode
The unemployment call center in Nevada is staying open today to avoid a serious backlog. The state is a hot spot for unemployment and the center has been receiving around 100,000 calls per week. Danielle Karson reports.
The economic downturn is making American workers more cost-competitive with cheap overseas labor, as keeping it local cuts the overhead expenses of outsourcing. But low U.S. labor costs won't be here forever. Bob Moon reports.
When the economy throws us a curve ball, some people begin to use baseball language to describe the markets. Steve Chiotakis talks to Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan about whether, like A-Rod, we really need Wall Street.
At one point, soccer superstar David Beckham was the U.S.'s hottest import. But did his stint playing for the LA Galaxy ultimately help U.S. soccer? Steve Chiotakis talks to business of sports commentator Diana Nyad.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, February 16, 2009