Jan 31, 2011

Marketplace for Monday, January 31, 2011

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Marketplace for Monday, January 31, 2011

Segments From this episode

Latin American workers return home

Jan 31, 2011
The global economic crisis dried up jobs in the U.S. and Europe, forcing many Latin American workers to return to their home countries.

Chrysler foresees profit in 2011

Jan 31, 2011
Defying skeptics, Chrysler narrowed its losses in 2010 and predicts a net profit this year with new models and Fiat's leadership.

Charlie Sheen's woes halt CBS hit show -- again

Jan 31, 2011
Sheen's return to rehab forces CBS to suspend production of "Two and a Half Men." But the profitable comedy has a knack for survival.
Actor Charlie Sheen at a taping of "Two and A Half Men" on the Warner Brothers Studios lot in Burbank, Calif.
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Egypt unrest sparks global instability fears

Jan 31, 2011
Unrest in Egypt raise medium-term fears for oil supplies. But for now, the markets are be taking the threat to regional stability in their stride.

Growing food, fuel shortages add to discontent in Egypt

Jan 31, 2011
New York Times reporter Nick Kulish talks with Bob Moon about how food and fuel shortages in Egypt may exacerbate its problems and whether that will lead to any backlash.

The possibility of an Internet shutdown in the U.S.

Jan 31, 2011
The Internet shutdown in Egypt got some wondering how possible it would be to accomplish here in the U.S., and how that could happen.

What to take away from Davos

Jan 31, 2011
Economy 4.0 correspondent David Brancaccio talks with Bob Moon about what came out of the deliberations at the World Economic Forum in Davos this year and whether the economic unrest in Egypt detracted from the conference.

Music from the episode

Champions Dan The Automator, Rakaa, Aceyalone
Champions Dan The Automator, Rakaa, Aceyalone
Champions Dan The Automator, Rakaa, Aceyalone