Nov 16, 2009

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Marketplace for Monday, November 16, 2009

Segments From this episode

Electric cars are Europe's current trend

Nov 16, 2009
Across Europe a mixture of subsidies, tax-breaks and regulation is creating a new class of green consumer and a whole lot of clean tech companies. Stephen Beard reports.

Bernanke tackles price stability, jobs

Nov 16, 2009
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke and took questions at an event in New York, and offered a glimpse into our economic future. Jeremy Hobson reports.

GM hopes payback puts it back on track

Nov 16, 2009
GM's outlook has improved so much that it plans to start repaying the $6.7 billion it owes U.S. taxpayers in December. John Dimsdale reports.

Will health reform push up drug prices?

Nov 16, 2009
Drug makers are raising prices in advance of the health-care overhaul in Congress. Why? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

China stands up to currency criticism

Nov 16, 2009
The days when U.S. leaders would lecture China on economics and currency are gone. Scott Tong reports China is getting stronger in its ability to shush critics.

Drucker's principles still relevant today

Nov 16, 2009
It's likely the company you work for has adopted some of the principles advocated by teacher Peter Drucker. Harvard professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter talks with Kai Ryssdal about the management guru's most important contributions.

Rice prices expected to rise

Nov 16, 2009
Droughts and floods have ruined rice producers in Asia, which may have a negative impact on food security. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
A Nepalese farmer winnows rice in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images

Sneaky banks need to be set straight

Nov 16, 2009
Many banks have been adding fees and hiding what they charge for their services. Commentator Amelia Tyagi says a new government agency could help force banks to be honest with their customers.

Music from the episode

Black Unity The Aggrovators
Knock You Down Keri Hilson, Kanye West, Ne-Yo
Waking Up In Vegas Katy Perry