Jul 19, 2010

Marketplace for Monday, July 19, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, July 19, 2010

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Obama wants jobless benefit extension

Jul 19, 2010
An extension of unemployment benefits didn't make it into the financial reform bill, but President Obama wants his Republican colleagues to consider an extension of benefits again -- but will it be the stimulus the economy needs?

Dealership closures too fast, too soon?

Jul 19, 2010
Forcing GM and Chrysler to reduce the number of dealerships the companies had helped the companies become stronger, but may have a negative impact on communities where dealerships were a major employer.

Not with Chrysler, but still has drive

Jul 19, 2010
Kai Ryssdal speaks to Dan Amaral, who used to own a Chrysler dealership, about his thoughts on Inspector General Neil Barofsky's report on the dealership closures.

Over the hill but not in a rut

Jul 19, 2010
It's assumed that once you're over the hill, whatever toothpaste, soap or lipstick you're using, you're going to stick with it. But new data suggests that marketers should take a look at aging consumers, because they may be their next big market.

Road Warriors: Dave Kirby

Jul 19, 2010
Spa and hair salon consultant Dave Kirby shares the songs that help him keep balanced when he's stuck in an airport when the weather throws his busy schedule off-course.

Behind the U.S.'s security buildup

Jul 19, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks with the Washington Post's Dana Priest about her series "Top Secret America," which she co-wrote with William M. Arkin, on the post-9/11 massive security buildup by the government.

Farm fields instead of battle fields

Jul 19, 2010
National guardsmen are learning how to take care of livestock and take soil samples in an effort to help Afghanis establish a stable livelihood, and perhaps better withstand pressures to work for the Taliban.

Tech with Glamour for more ad sales

Jul 19, 2010
After months of dwindling ad sales, the magazine is looking a little brighter -- particularly for Glamour. The women's magazine reported a 57 percent jump in ad sales for its September issue compared to last year. Marketplace's Janet Babin looks into one big factor for the increase: The iPad.

Music from the episode

Feel the Pain Dinosaur Jr.
Feel the Pain Dinosaur Jr.