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Marketplace PM for January 22, 2007
Jan 22, 2007

Marketplace PM for January 22, 2007

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Could tax break be a healthcare benefit?

Jan 22, 2007
In his State of the Union Address, President Bush will propose making healthcare coverage more affordable by changing the way health benefits are taxed. Hillary Wicai reports.

A briefer, more general State of the Union

Jan 22, 2007
If White House leaks are to be believed, President Bush's speech tomorrow night won't be your average State of the Union Address. Marketplace's John Dimsdale talks with Kai Ryssdal about what to expect.

Domestic violins

Jan 22, 2007
There's no quiet at Sandra Tsing Loh's house these days. The humorist and commentator reveals what happens when she takes up the fiddle.

Generics are a bitter pill for Pfizer

Jan 22, 2007
The world's biggest drugmaker says it will lay off 10,000 jobs — about 10% of its workforce — due to threats to its sales from generic drugs. Stephen Beard reports.

A rescue from the send button

Jan 22, 2007
For businesses, e-mails gone wrong can be a matter of corporate life and death. Alex Goldmark tells us about one possible solution — self-destructing communications.

Studying abroad, saving money

Jan 22, 2007
American students shopping for a university are finding they can earn a first-class degree in the U.K. for tens of thousands of dollars less than at top American schools. Don Macgillivray reports.

Mass. health plan getting second opinions

Jan 22, 2007
Last October the Bay State started signing up its low-income uninsured for a universal health coverage plan. But Helen Palmer reports that some cracks in that plan are starting to show.

Cracks in foundations

Jan 22, 2007
Duke University professor Joel Fleishman says that despite their good intentions most foundations have plenty of problems. He talks with Kai Ryssdal about his new book on the subject.