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Apr 7, 2009

Marketplace for Tuesday, April 7, 2009

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Marketplace for Tuesday, April 7, 2009

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Planning to take a chip out of recession

Apr 7, 2009
Intel CEO Paul Otellini is an MBA at a company that had been founded and run by engineers. He talks about his 25 years in the computer chip business and the company's strategy for bouncing back from the slow economy.

Split opinions on economy may be good

Apr 7, 2009
There is confusion about where we are in the business cycle. While there are signs the credit markets may be thawing, corporate CEOs are feeling gloomy. What do the mixed signals tell us? Amy Scott reports.

Workers fight against defense cuts

Apr 7, 2009
The Department of Defense's budget is being trimmed, and many of the cuts are happening in the aviation field. But the people who help make planes are fighting back. Mitchell Hartman reports.

Kosher that's not just for food

Apr 7, 2009
As Passover begins, there is a movement in the Jewish community to expand the meaning of kosher beyond just food. Jennifer Collins reports.

When shipping's down, lay that ship up

Apr 7, 2009
As demand for shipped goods falls, ships are left with no cargo. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Chris Sjodoff, vice president of a shipping services company, about how he takes care of his unused ships.

Broadband plan brings big changes

Apr 7, 2009
The Federal Communications Commission will soon dig into the National Broadband Plan to chart the future of high-speed Internet. What changes could it bring? Tamara Keith reports.

Letters: Auto unions and April Fools

Apr 7, 2009
Kai Ryssdal reviews listener reaction to an April Fool's Day story and commentaries about auto unions and President Obama's stimulus.

The real reason you got laid off

Apr 7, 2009
The recession is providing a great cover for employers who have been looking to get rid of employees. Sally Herships reports on why some workers are getting the ax under the guise of a bad economy.

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