Jun 25, 2010

Marketplace for Friday, June 25, 2010

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Marketplace for Friday, June 25, 2010

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Will the bill make us economically safer?

Congressmen negotiated a financial reform bill that both members of the House and the Senate could agree on, but will it keep our economy safe from future financial fall outs? Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson looks at how reform will affect the…
Chairman Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) participates in a Senate-House Conference Committee meeting on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C.
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The good and bad of the reform bill

Jun 25, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Newsweek and Slate.com columnist Dan Gross about what he thinks was done right and wrong on the financial regulation bill negotiated between the House and Senate that will go to vote next week.

Bill will not extend jobless benefits

Jun 25, 2010
Economists are concerned about the effect that unextended unemployment benefits will have on the economy and the unemployed.

Weekly Wrap: G-20 and financial reform

Jun 25, 2010
Fortune Magazine's Leigh Gallagher and the Wall Street Journal's Sudeep Reddy talk with Kai Ryssdal about the G-20 meeting and the financial reform bill that made it through two two key congressional committees.

The future of China's one-child policy

Jun 25, 2010
Marketplace's Scott Tong ties up his week-long series on China's one-child policy by talking to Kai Ryssdal about the future of the policy and the social ramifications it has had and will have on Chinese society.

More expected from fewer workers

Jun 25, 2010
Businesses are making do with less employees to save money, but the increased work load is taking a toll on employees and may negatively impact businesses themselves.

Music from the episode

1000 Arms Lymbyc Systym
Strange Galaxie 500
Yes I Do (Merry-Go-Round) The Psychedelic Furs