Feb 10, 2009

Marketplace for Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009

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Marketplace for Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009

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Striving to keep familiar brands fresh

Feb 10, 2009
Kraft Foods, the company that invented pasteurized processed cheese food is losing market share to lower-priced competitors. CEO Irene Rosenfeld talks about how Kraft is trying to put the bounce back in its cheese business.

Banks seeking aid to get stress test

Feb 10, 2009
The Treasury Department announced that banks with more than $100 billion in assets will be required to undergo a comprehensive stress test to check their viability before receiving more aid. But can a test really tell us how healthy these…

Web site to track TARP spending

Feb 10, 2009
To protect taxpayers, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner promised more accountability and transparency. So a new Web site will be launched to track TARP spending. But will it work? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Under scrutiny, banks get serious

Feb 10, 2009
With all the scrutiny banks are getting these days, the industry is being extra cautious. Goldman Sachs is moving its annual investor conference from Las Vegas to San Francisco, the latest sign of a new, more serious era on Wall…

Money for Gaza repairs in short supply

Feb 10, 2009
There's a lot to be rebuilt in the Gaza Strip after the Israeli military operation -- roads, sewers and homes were all destroyed. But the money to pay for those repairs is in short supply in Gaza. Daniel Estrin reports.

Chinese investors cash in on crisis

Feb 10, 2009
The global financial crisis is creating buying opportunities for investors with cash. Chinese investors showed they have deep pockets this week in two mega-deals. Scott Tong reports.

Global cooperation is way to recovery

Feb 10, 2009
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner recently criticized China for currency manipulation. But with many of the world's advanced economies in financial crises, commentator Helen Popper says now is the time to cooperate with them to boost our own.

And the stability plan bill goes to...

Feb 10, 2009
The government's plan to stabilize the financial system may cost more than a trillion dollars in new spending. But there's less than $350 billion left in the original bailout. As Steve Henn reports, private investors and the Federal Reserve may…

Music from the episode

Don't Hide Away Bishop Allen
Heavy Soup Cornershop

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