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Oct 1, 2009

Marketplace for Thursday, October 1, 2009

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Marketplace for Thursday, October 1, 2009

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What B of A's next CEO faces

Oct 1, 2009
There's no word on who will replace Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis when he steps down at the end of the year. Jeremy Hobson reports the bank's size means it won't be an easy road for his successor.

Chamber fights consumer agency plan

Oct 1, 2009
The Obama administration wants to create an agency to protect consumers from dangerous financial products, but the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is spending millions to attack the idea. Steve Henn reports.

IMF report: We may need more stimulus

Oct 1, 2009
A new IMF report suggests all the funds used by the U.S. and other countries to stimulate the global economy may not have been enough. Bob Moon reports.

Pay plan helps Indians fit into Levis

Oct 1, 2009
In India a pair of Levis is a symbol of wealth. Raymond Thibodeaux reports getting the jeans is about to become easier for millions of Indians who can buy them on installment.

A new way to explain the markets

Oct 1, 2009
Financial Times editor John Authers talks with Kai Ryssdal about what has happened the past few years to change our view of the markets, and new ideas economists are exploring to account for market behavior.

New DJ gadgets offer a different spin

Oct 1, 2009
G4's Kevin Pereira talks with Kai Ryssdal about new portable devices that make it easier for deejays to mix, sample and make their own music.

Are textbooks history in the digital era?

Oct 1, 2009
States across the country are slashing education budgets, forcing schools to cut expenses. One option getting a lot of attention is digital textbooks. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Books inside a laptop represent the concept of digital textbooks.
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Music from the episode

Golden Cage The Whitest Boy Alive
Golden Cage The Whitest Boy Alive