Jan 19, 2010

Marketplace for Tuesday, January 19, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Segments From this episode

When will Citigroup make money again?

Jan 19, 2010
Citigroup lost more than $7.5 billion in the final months of 2009. Most of the losses came from paying bailout money back to the government. Amy Scott reports.

Berkshire Hathaway may split B shares

Jan 19, 2010
Shareholders of Warren Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway are expected to approve a stock split of "B" shares. Sarah Gardner reports the move could attract a lot more short-term investors.

If health reform doesn't go through...

Jan 19, 2010
Health systems management professor J.B. Silvers talks with Kai Ryssdal about what happens to the health industry if a reform bill isn't passed.

Is middle class safe from tax increase?

Jan 19, 2010
President Obama came into office with an ambitious agenda, and promised not to hit up the middle class for more taxes to get it all done. Has he followed through on his promise? John Dimsdale reports.

Letters: Liberal arts, bonuses, goals

Jan 19, 2010
Kai Ryssdal reviews what listeners had to say about stories involving liberal arts jobs, bank bonuses, and setting goals.

Chinese soap highlights housing issue

Jan 19, 2010
The hottest primetime soap opera in China has a few things that won't surprise you: infidelity, crooked business deals and... a housing bubble? Scott Tong reports on China's "Snail House."

Census workforce more highly educated

Jan 19, 2010
The bad job market has given the census its best crop of door knockers in years. Brett Neely reports.

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