Jan 19, 2011

Marketplace for January 19, 2011

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Marketplace for January 19, 2011

Segments From this episode

State of the Union advice

Jan 19, 2011
Next week, President Obama delivers the State of the Union and there's something important he needs to do in the speech: give a pep talk.

China's economic show of force

Jan 19, 2011
Chinese president Hu Jintao's visit to Washington reflects a new economic reality. Chinese companies are going global.

The 'Outrageous Fortunes' of the world economy

Jan 19, 2011
Kai Ryssdal talks to economist Daniel Altman about his latest book, where he gives his predictions of the long-term future of the global economy.

Airlines sue Chicago to stop O'Hare expansion

Jan 19, 2011
Chicago wants to expand O'Hare to meet future needs, but United and American Airlines don't want to pay for that while business is still bumpy.

Bank profits rise, but revenues sag

Jan 19, 2011
Banks are bouncing back with strong profits as they purge bad loans. But new regulations are cutting into what's needed most for growth: revenue.

Atlantic City looks to attract more convention business

Jan 19, 2011
Atlantic City is losing gamblers to casinos in nearby states. One way to make up the shortfall: Bring in more conventions.

Letters: Lot 354 and American education

Jan 19, 2011
Kai Ryssdal goes over listener responses from last week's stories. This week: how our coverage of Lot 354 hit home for some, and the debate about praising children from a teacher's perspective.

Music from the episode

Kenya Dig It? The Ruby Suns
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Notations Lymbyc Systym