Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 28, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Beware of credit card fraud in recession

Los Angeles Times columnist David Lazarus recently had his credit card stolen from his gym locker, and the crooks went on a spending spree. He talks to Steve Chiotakis about how shockingly common these thefts are now.
Posted In: Crime

American chef could heat up his career

Chefs from 24 countries try to out-cook each other in the Bocuse D'or, a huge competition held in France. This year, an American might win the top prize, which comes with a lot of prestige. Anita Elash reports.
Posted In: Food

Recession sets the tone in Davos

The World Economic Forum usually attracts rock stars and supermodels to Davos. But this year, political leaders are taking the spotlight, and the tone is more subdued thanks to the recession. Sarah Gardner reports.

House expected to pass stimulus

Today the House is expected to pass its version of President Obama's $825 billion economic stimulus plan, while the Senate is also considering its version. Steve Henn reports on what senators are trying to include in the bill.

Climate envoy could help change policy

President Obama's appointment of a top climate negotiator marks a change from the Bush administration. But the former president and new climate envoy have some things in common. Sam Eaton reports.

More world leaders converge in Davos

The annual World Economic Forum got underway today in Davos, Switzerland, and more world leaders are in attendance than usual this year -- with one glaring omission. Scott Jagow talks to Diane Brady, senior editor at Businessweek.
Posted In: Economy

Getting a new job may mean moving

In an unpredictable job market, being flexible is key -- even if it means moving to where there's more opportunity. Commentator Will Wilkinson says if there are no jobs in your town, it may be time to uproot.
Posted In: Jobs

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