Nov 12, 2010

Marketplace for Friday, November 15, 2010

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Marketplace for Friday, November 15, 2010

Segments From this episode

Pop-up stores keep popping up

Nov 12, 2010
Before the recession, pop-up stores were typically limited to Halloween costume shops and Christmas stores. But everyone from online retailers to established brick-and-mortar stores are now debuting pop-ups.

It's up to the GOP to let financial reform succeed

Nov 12, 2010
Commentator Michael Perino says that today's financial reform law can succeed -- but its success is up to the party that's in power.

Weekly wrap: G-20, quantitative easing, jobs

Nov 12, 2010
Bob Moon talks to Leigh Gallagher from Fortune Magazine and Sudeep Reddy of the Wall Street Journal about the G-20 conference that just wrapped up, the Fed's quantitative easing plan and the jobs outlook.

Save time and the USPS, use a pre-stamped envelope!

Nov 12, 2010
The United States Postal Service is really feeling the effects of people using e-mails to communicate rather than letters. But they're employing a new tactic to hopefully pull them out of the red.

Corporate tax rate isn't as high as it seems

Nov 12, 2010
The president's debt commission is working on reforming the nation's tax codes, and one issue at hand is the corporate tax rate. The co-directors of the commission say the U.S. corporate tax rate should be reduced. But is it really that high to begin with? John Dimsdale reports.

Price of health insurance not going down, yet

Nov 12, 2010
It's estimated that premiums on company-paid health insurance plans will rise by roughly 9 percent this year. So what happened to the health care reform bill that was supposed to make health insurance more affordable? Stacey Vanek Smith reports.
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Online privacy to get federal attention

Nov 12, 2010
The Commerce Department and the White House announced today plans to appoint a high-level privacy watchdog that would negotiate the issue of online privacy both overseas and in this country. But privacy advocates aren't happy about it. Bob Moon goes over the details with Steve Henn.

Music from the episode

Trav'lin' All Alone - Nickodemus & Zeb Remix Billie Holiday, Zeb, Nickodemus
New Violence White Williams