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Segments From this episode
This week, the Senate will take up a bill designed to encourage employers to hire new workers. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's John Dimsdale about what incentives small businesses can expect if it's passed.
The Social Security 2009 Annual Trustees' report will come out between now and April, and it's expected to announce the program is in a money hole. Steve Chiotakis talks to Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan about the health of Social Security.
Two sail-worthy billionaires from different countries will race against each other off the coast of Valencia, Spain to win the America's Cup. Jeremy Hobson explores the appeal of the competition for sail fans and folks with money.
Last March, Congress began offering a 65 percent subsidy on premiums for COBRA, the expensive health care program for ex-employees. So far, the move has encouraged healthier people to sign up. Gregory Warner reports.
While Pepsi sat out the Super Bowl this year, it did work on its buzz over in Spain and Latin America with a play on mispronunciation. Mitchell Hartman rep-p-p-ports.
G7 finance ministers have tried to reassure markets that they have Europe's debt crisis under control. Bob Moon talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about investors' main concerns.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, February 8, 2010