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Author Alexandra Robbins explains her "quirk theory," in which those students who weren't necessarily popular in school are those who find success later in life.
Richard DeKaser, economist with the Parthenon Group, discusses the benefits of Dodd-Frank and the roll of lobbyists in the Financial Regulation Reform Act.
Part of the AIG stock sale included 200 million U.S. government-held shares. The sale raised about $5.8 billion for the government. Timothy Massad, acting assistant secretary for financial stability at the Treasury Department, explains why the government sold shares now, and what this means for TARP.
The U.S. Treasury has sold 200 million of its shares of AIG stock at $29 a piece. The sale lowered taxpayers' stake in the company from 92 percent to 77 percent .
Migration between states reached record lows last year due to the continued effects of the recession, according to latest numbers from the Census Bureau. Kenneth Johnson, a senior demographer at the University of New Hampshire, explains.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, May 25, 2011