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Nov 17, 2008

Marketplace Report for Monday, November 17, 2008

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Marketplace Report for Monday, November 17, 2008

Segments From this episode

Are job cuts the way out for Citigroup?

Nov 17, 2008
After Citigroup finishes making the 52,000 job cuts just announced, the nation's second largest bank will have shrunk by 20% this year. Jeremy Hobson looks at the company's remaining options.

GM and the Chapter 11 debate

Nov 17, 2008
Those who think bankruptcy makes sense for GM say the company needs to revamp and slim down. Others doubt it will help. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Bush making sure his new rules stick

Nov 17, 2008
President Bush is spending his final days pushing through resolutions on everything from endangered species to the Family Medical Leave Act. Steve Henn reports.

Inaugural visitors face premium prices

Nov 17, 2008
With massive crowds expected for Barack Obama's inauguration, prices for tickets and hotel rooms are soaring. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports on a D.C.-area resident and a ticket seller who are looking to cash in.

Inflation in the '80s and the crisis today

Nov 17, 2008
As awful as this financial crisis is, at least inflation's been kept at bay. Kai Ryssdal talks with Newsweek and Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson about a time when that wasn't the case.

What I'm Doing: Avoiding my portfolio

Nov 17, 2008
Dan Ariely, professor of behavioral economics at Duke University, caught sight of his personal portfolio recently. In our latest "Here's what I'm doing," he tells how he's vowed not to do that again.

Seizing an opportunity in a crisis

Nov 17, 2008
A big problem with the bad mortgages banks are holding is that nobody knows what they're worth. But for one Denver entrepreneur that situation spells opportunity. New York Bureau Chief Amy Scott reports.

Mark Cuban accused of insider trading

Nov 17, 2008
The SEC has charged Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, with insider trading. His fellow owners in the NBA probably aren't surprised. Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale has the story.

Music from the episode

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