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Segments From this episode
The Federal Reserve made its biggest profit ever in 2009. It's turning a nice deposit of about $46 billion back to the Treasury Department. Where did it get all that money? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Jay Leno is leaving his 10 p.m. NBC slot, only four months after the switch was going to change prime-time TV forever. L.A. Times TV reporter Matea Gold talks with Kai Ryssdal about what happened, and how the network plans to fill the time.
These days many outpatient surgeries are being handled at remote surgery centers. But with so many of these centers popping up, hospitals are feeling a whole lot of pain. Kerry Grens reports.
Mexican food is so common in the U.S., you might forget it comes from Mexico. But with the help of the Mexican government, a new restaurant association is trying to encourage the spread of more authentic cuisine. Sylvia Maria Gross reports.
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission will soon meet to examine the causes of the financial meltdown. Will its influence be anywhere near as great as that of the Pecora Commission? Commentator John Steele Gordon says, don't count on it.
Marketplace for Tuesday, January 12, 2010