Mar 25, 2010

Marketplace for Thursday, March 25, 2010

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Marketplace for Thursday, March 25, 2010

Segments From this episode

Recession aids in Social Security losses

Mar 25, 2010
The Congressional Budget Office says this year Social Security will start paying out more than it's bringing in from payroll taxes, at least five years sooner than was expected. Alisa Roth reports.

A new normal for the stock market

Mar 25, 2010
The S&P 500's just a couple percentage points shy of where it was back in July 2006. So is the stock market now back to where it was during more "normal times?" Bob Moon reports.

iPad ads may give publications a boost

Mar 25, 2010
The iPad will soon go on sale, and newspapers and magazines have been selling ads for the sleek little gadget like it's 1999. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
A man plays with the Apple iPad during an Apple Special Event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, Calif.
Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images

No advertising love for single women

Mar 25, 2010
An increasing number of women are single --- getting married later, not at all, or single later in life. So why aren't more advertisements directed their way? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Will overhaul lead to doctor shortage?

Mar 25, 2010
Texas Tech University's medical school says it will start offering a three-year degree program for primary care doctors because it's anticipating a doctor shortage. And it may get worse as the overhaul is implemented. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Tracing the impact of roads

Mar 25, 2010
Author Ted Conover talks with Kai Ryssdal about his new book, "The Routes of Man," and how roads are changing the world.

Putting a new spin on retro

Mar 25, 2010
Marketers are always trying to keep up with the changing times. And these days, what's retro is getting an update. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Music from the episode

Roof Rack Cornershop
Vogue Madonna
Vogue Madonna