Feb 22, 2010

Marketplace for Monday, February 22, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, February 22, 2010

Segments From this episode

How do health insurers set premiums?

Feb 22, 2010
President Obama has unveiled his health care plan, and one part of his proposal would let the government block or roll back excessive increases in premiums. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Industries turn back on health reform

Feb 22, 2010
Health insurers and pharmaceutical companies were both early supporters of the Obama administration's health reforms. Now, not so much. John Dimsdale reports.

Auto recalls a matter of negotiation

Feb 22, 2010
Recently released documents show Toyota bragging about how much it saved when its floor mat problem was classified as an equipment recall. Some say the beleaguered carmaker is trying to downplay the issue. Alisa Roth reports it's just business as…

U.K. heats up over fuel payment

Feb 22, 2010
The U.K. is looking for ways to cut spending, and one candidate has emerged. Thousands of U.K. citizens who retired to live in sunny, European locations are still receiving a special government payout to help keep them warm. Stephen Beard…

Digging up the real costs of coal

Feb 22, 2010
Journalist Jeff Biggers talks with Kai Ryssdal about his book, "Reckoning at Eagle Creek," the myth of clean coal, and why it's the new tobacco.

Credit card biz shift: Penalties to perks

Feb 22, 2010
The credit card industry has lost an estimated $150 billion since the recession began, as people have defaulted on their debt and cut back on card use. Now the industry is catering to a new consumer. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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Empty bank gives rise to financial art

Feb 22, 2010
Before a Washington Mutual branch was demolished in Dallas, two local curators put up a financially-themed art show in the building. Christina Rees, one of the curators, talks with Kai Ryssdal about how it all came together.

Music from the episode

Ain't It Fun Dead Boys
The Flame The Black Keys
Loaded Primal Scream