Jan 25, 2010

Marketplace for Monday, January 25, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, January 25, 2010

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FDIC may securitize bad assets

Jan 25, 2010
Each time the government seizes a failed bank, taxpayers own more of them. So with five banks recently seized by regulators, what's the FDIC going to do with all those bad assets? Jeremy Hobson reports.

A shakeout in commercial real estate

Jan 25, 2010
After failing to reach an agreement with its lenders, a development company has walked away from the massive apartment complex Stuyvesant Town. Alisa Roth reports this scenario is playing out all over the country.

Plane makers fight jet export subsidies

Jan 25, 2010
A David and Goliath story is taking place in the aircraft industry. Airbus and Boeing have become allies to keep a Canadian newcomer from cutting into their sales of smaller jets. John Dimsdale reports.

The first steps to rebuilding Haiti

Jan 25, 2010
Robert Fox, executive director of OxFam Canada, talks with Kai Ryssdal about what's going on at the Montreal conference for Haiti, and what needs to happen to rebuild the Caribbean nation from the ground up.

Crises hinder Haiti's development

Jan 25, 2010
The search and rescue operation in Haiti has been called off. Now there's the question of putting the country back together again. Sabri Ben-Achour reports.

Sam's Club to outsource demo jobs

Jan 25, 2010
Sam's Club is letting some 10,000 workers go. But they won't be taking the food samples with them. Amy Scott reports.

Bottom line: U.S. far from recovered

Jan 25, 2010
When is the economy going to get better? There are a lot of different answers. Commentator Justin Wolfers says it's time to cut through the economic verbiage.

French clowns push risky business

Jan 25, 2010
Some intriguing ads featuring clowns have been popping up in Paris. But the ads aren't trying to sell anything. John Laurenson explains.

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