Sep 14, 2009

Marketplace for Monday, September 14, 2009

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Marketplace for Monday, September 14, 2009

Segments From this episode

What Obama wants for financial reform

Sep 14, 2009
Nearly a year after Lehman Brothers came crashing down, President Obama urged Congress to move on stalled regulatory reforms of the nation's financial system. John Dimsdale reports.

Is there still time for sweeping reform?

Sep 14, 2009
University of Missouri Professor William Black talks with Kai Ryssdal about what kind of financial system reform we've seen so far, what changes the president is proposing, and what happens if no reform comes about.

Sarkozy: GDP is a limited measure

Sep 14, 2009
French President Nicolas Sarkozy is calling for countries to adopt new ways of measuring well-being because he considers gross domestic product to be obsolete. Alisa Roth reports.

Tires drive wedge between China, U.S.

Sep 14, 2009
China is accusing the U.S. of violating trade rules after the Obama administration announced it would hike tariffs on Chinese tire imports. Scott Tong reports.

New York launches business incubators

Sep 14, 2009
New York is trying to give its entrepreneurs a leg up. Mayor Michael Bloomberg just opened the Big Apple's first city-funded startup incubator. Ben Calhoun reports.

Prioritizing which loans to pay off first

Sep 14, 2009
There are strategies for lowering your debt faster, but most people don't know what they are. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely talks with Kai Ryssdal about the irrational ways people deal with debt.

Greyhound bus service comes to U.K.

Sep 14, 2009
The Greyhound bus service has arrived in Britain, and it may look a bit different from its American counterpart. Stephen Beard reports.

Music from the episode

Ain't It Fun Dead Boys
Fire In The Middle Nightmares On Wax