Marketplace PM for February 27, 2007
Feb 27, 2007

Marketplace PM for February 27, 2007

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Wanted: Small-town doctors

Feb 27, 2007
Quality health care can be hard to find for residents of small towns and rural areas. Pomeroy, Wash., is trying once again to sell small-town life to big-city doctors. Chana Joffe-Walt reports.

World markets plummet in China's wake

Feb 27, 2007
Those gains the markets enjoyed so far this year? Gone. The three major indices are now below where they started the year. Kai Ryssdal talks with market strategist Al Goldman and business analyst David Johnson about today's market shake-up.

Not the happiest place on Earth

Feb 27, 2007
Disneyland is suing its hometown of Anaheim, Calif. The park wants to make sure no new housing goes up within two miles of its front door. Pat Loeb reports.

How will China's markets recover?

Feb 27, 2007
Robert Hormats, vice chairman of Goldman Sachs International, talks with Kai Ryssdal about what might have caused today's market fall in China and whether it will have a lasting impact.

An economy grows among Somali refugees

Feb 27, 2007
Just inside Kenya's border with Somalia, some 170,000 Somalis live in refugee camps, waiting for peace in their homeland. In the camps, people balance dependence on aid with grassroots economic development. Gretchen Wilson reports.

What's happening to the news?

Feb 27, 2007
In a PBS Frontline documentary, correspondent Lowell Bergman looks at the economics of the news business. Kai Ryssdal talks with him about how the Internet has changed journalism.

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