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Feb 6, 2009

Marketplace for Friday, Feb. 6, 2009

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Marketplace for Friday, Feb. 6, 2009

Segments From this episode

More job losses to add to the pile up?

Feb 6, 2009
The latest unemployment numbers are dismal. Almost 600,000 jobs were lost last month. The new unemployment rate is 7.6%. With job losses mounting, will more companies add to the pile up?

More laid-off men alters family dynamic

Feb 6, 2009
In this recession, layoffs are mounting. And 82% of the workers who have been let go from their jobs are men. How are these layoffs changing family dynamics? Steve Henn reports.

Geithner's plans for second half of TARP

Feb 6, 2009
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will announce on Monday new plans to cope with the financial crisis and how the remaining bailout funds from TARP will be distributed. John Dimsdale offers a preview of what to expect.

Carbon crunch clouds U.S. cap program

Feb 6, 2009
As demand for goods has dropped, so too has the amount of pollution produced by manufacturing plants. In European carbon markets, pollution permits are down nearly 70%. Now some are questioning if carbon markets are worth the price to reduce…

Weekly Wrap: Job losses and deflation

Feb 6, 2009
Amid all the job losses, there's a lot of talk about how to ignite consumers spending. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Fortune Magazine editor Leigh Gallagher and Businessweek's chief economist Mike Mandel about whether we should be concerned about deflation as…

Obama economic adviser talks stimulus

Feb 6, 2009
Council of Economic Advisers Chair Christina Romer co-authored President Obama's plan for economic recovery. Kai Ryssdal discusses the stimulus and its prospects for jump-starting the economy with Romer.

Consider this: Stimulus plan won't work

Feb 6, 2009
President Obama is pressing Congress to approve his stimulus package. As lawmakers debate the plan, commentator Susan Lee says one argument they should consider is that a stimulus won't work.

India's debt collection centers booming

Feb 6, 2009
Americans are having a tough time paying off their debts in this recession. That's good news for debt collection call centers in India, where business is booming. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.

Music from the episode

Teach Me How To Fight Junior Boys
Residual Song Melodium
Elephant Ride - Radio Edit State Of Bengal