Apr 13, 2011

Marketplace for April 13, 2011

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Marketplace for April 13, 2011

Segments From this episode

American Express joins mobile-payment movement

Apr 13, 2011
Partnership with Payfone speeds the rush to replace credit card numbers with cell phone numbers.

Medicare on the table

Apr 13, 2011
Cuts really could be coming, and the nation will be forced to have the tough conversation it has avoided for years.

Poker bots invade the virtual casino

Apr 13, 2011
There's a new guy at the online poker table -- a computer.

Challenges belie JPMorgan Chase's profit

Apr 13, 2011
Investment banking and credit quality improved, but hits to JPMorgan Chase's bread-and-butter bank operations reflect a sluggish economy.
Headquarters of the U.S. investment bank JPMorgan Chase in New York.
Michael Kappeler/AFP/Getty Images

Obama comes out with deficit plan

Apr 13, 2011
The President said tax increases, rejected by Republicans, must be part of a plan to reduce U.S. deficit.

Scientist says Japan needs nuclear power

Apr 13, 2011
The radiation leak at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant still dominates the headlines. Even so, one scientist argues nuclear power is Japan's future.

The 'not me' mentality

Apr 13, 2011
Today President Obama delivered a major policy address on the deficit. But can it change the national conversation on shared sacrifice?

Letters: Fannie and Freddie, shopping malls

Apr 13, 2011
Going over listener responses to past stories. This week: whether the government is promising more than it can accomplish, the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the vacancies in shopping malls.

Music from the episode

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