Feb 1, 2010

Marketplace for Monday, February 1, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, February 1, 2010

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Deficit reduction to be gradual

Feb 1, 2010
The White House has proposed a $3.8 trillion budget, which would drive the federal deficit to a record $1.5 trillion. So how will President Obama bring the deficit under control? John Dimsdale reports.

Budget's impact on No Child Left Behind

Feb 1, 2010
President Obama's budget sets aside $50 billion for education, but the White House plans to make schools work for that money. Nancy Marshall Genzer explains.

How will Toyota fix faulty pedals?

Feb 1, 2010
Reporter Alisa Roth talks with Tess Vigeland about the logistics behind Toyota repairing its problematic accelerator pedals and how the carmaker plans to improve its image after the recall.

It's time for China to pull hackers' plugs

Feb 1, 2010
Google has been considering a new approach to China because of censorship issues. Commentator Todd Buchholz says China faces a stark choice when it comes to Internet freedom.

Big shifts on Main Street

Feb 1, 2010
Walk down any commercial street in the U.S., and you're likely to see empty storefronts. But there are new businesses to come along to take up the space. Mitchell Hartman reports.

Publisher gets tough on Amazon

Feb 1, 2010
Prior to the introduction of Apple's iPad, Amazon had a near-lock on setting prices for e-books. But Apple's entry into the market is making the online retail giant re-kindle its relationship with publishers. Sarah Gardner reports.

Kansas gambles on state-owned casino

Feb 1, 2010
Some states are turning to casinos as part of a solution to huge budget deficits. Kansas has gone one step further and is actually setting up the first state-owned gambling operation in the country. Sylvia Maria Gross reports.

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