Sep 10, 2010

Marketplace for Friday, September 10, 2010

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Marketplace for Friday, September 10, 2010

Segments From this episode

So much 'Freedom,' not a lot of happiness

Sep 10, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to author Jonathan Franzen about his new book "Freedom: A Novel."

What does the Council of Economic Advisors do?

Sep 10, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Stanford Professor Keith Hennessey about the role of the Council of Economic Advisors and how they help the president make economic policy decisions.

Fashion's Night Out may not lead to sales

Sep 10, 2010
Fashion's Night Out started in New York City in the recession, as a way to get customers into stores. This year's FNO kicks off tonight, but will customers buy?

Weekly Wrap: Who is better off now?

Sep 10, 2010
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal talks to financial journalist Heidi Moore and CNBC's John Carney about the week on Wall St., Washington, and beyond.

Writing music that sells in a recession

Sep 10, 2010
A down economy can be a boon for upbeat music. Jeremy Hobson checks in with musicians in Nashville to see what they're singing about.

Small Talk: The Eternal Happiness Meal, lying pants

Sep 10, 2010
Rico Gagliano and Brendan Newnam talk to Marketplace staffers vanity sizing for men, the NYT publisher's stunning idea that newspapers may eventually not be printed on paper and the everlasting Happy Meal.