Apr 8, 2010

Marketplace for Thursday, April 8, 2010

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Marketplace for Thursday, April 8, 2010

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Citi claims ignorance on risky investing

Apr 8, 2010
Former Citigroup executives testified on Capitol Hill about the bank's role in the financial crisis. One senior adviser insisted no on brought potential problems on Citi's balance sheet to his attention. So where does the buck stop? Jeremy Hobson reports.

iPad users complain about Wi-Fi

Apr 8, 2010
Sorry early adopters, some iPad users are reporting their devices can't connect or stay connected to the Internet. Why don't companies catch big glitches like these? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
A man plays with his Apple iPad in San Francisco, Calif.
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Congress to look into mining safety

Apr 8, 2010
Congress is planning hearings on mine safety in response to the explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

New chip could change electronics

Apr 8, 2010
Hewlett-Packard scientists have announced they've come up with technology contained in computer chips that will revolutionize how our electronics work. The Wall Street Journal's Don Clark talks with Bob Moon about why the finding is important and what it means for storage.

A gov't crackdown on distracted drivers

Apr 8, 2010
The Obama administration has announced a new project to help police officers in two states prevent drivers from becoming distracted. Collin Campbell reports.

Immigration: Cure-all or Ponzi scheme?

Apr 8, 2010
Some listeners say Robert Reich's commentary about how letting more immigrants into the U.S. can solve the Social Security crisis is just another Ponzi scheme. USC's Dowell Myers talks with Bob Moon about whether that's true and how to fix the system.

U.K. veterans have trouble finding jobs

Apr 8, 2010
Veterans in the U.K. are struggling to find employment after they leave the armed forces. Stephen Beard reports.

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