Mar 27, 2009

Marketplace for Friday, March 27, 2009

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Marketplace for Friday, March 27, 2009

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CEOs bank on meeting to reshape image

Mar 27, 2009
Executives of some of the nation's biggest banks met with President Obama to find some common ground as he continued to push forward with his economic recovery plan. What was discussed? Jeremy Hobson reports.

Stock and bond markets disconnect

Mar 27, 2009
While the stock markets have seen a rally for much of the week, bond markets didn't share the same optimism. Ashley Milne-Tyte explains why.

Lobbyists fight stimulus talk ban

Mar 27, 2009
The White House is forbidding registered lobbyists from talking to executive branch officials who decide how to spend stimulus funds. Lobbyists say this violates their rights and are planning a challenge. John Dimsdale reports.

Is 3-day paper delivery good news?

Mar 27, 2009
The Detroit Free Press is cutting its delivery services to Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays -- the most lucrative advertising days. Is this a good business model? Dan Grech reports.

Weekly Wrap: A look at Geithner's plans

Mar 27, 2009
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced bank and regulatory plans this week. Kai Ryssdal reviews those plans with Portfolio.com's Felix Salmon and Fortune magazine's Leigh Gallagher.

A little insight into uranium

Mar 27, 2009
Thirty years ago the Three Mile Island Nuclear Station experienced the worst nuclear power accident in U.S. history. Tom Zoellner, author of "Uranium," talks with Kai Ryssdal about the issues surrounding that nuclear fuel.

Icelanders fish for ways to earn a living

Mar 27, 2009
Iceland is feeling the fallout from its economy's collapse. Unemployment is near record highs and the real estate market is frozen. But innovative Icelanders are still finding ways to make ends meet. Stephen Beard reports.

Small talk: Food, college jobs, gold rush

Mar 27, 2009
Marketplace's Brendan Newnam and Rico Gagliano chat with fellow staffers Stacey Vanek-Smith, Jeremy Hobson and Phyllis Owens about their favorite under-the-radar business stories from this week.

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