Segments From this episode
President Obama is calling for a spending freeze on some domestic programs in the federal budget. Washington bureau chief John Dimsdale talks with Kai Ryssdal about how much money the move might save.
The Federal Reserve is expected to keep the Federal Funds Rate where it is for many months to come. But even if the Fed raises interest rates, some are saying the old tools will no longer do the trick. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Four years ago, Howard Stern moved to Sirius Satellite Radio. But with less people buying satellite radios and subscriptions, there's talk that Stern may return to the regular airwaves. Brett Neely reports.
Chinese officials are still pulling contaminated dairy products off store shelves. China correspondent Scott Tong talks with Kai Ryssdal about how China doesn't seem to be slowing down, even with corruption problems.
Marketplace for Tuesday, January 26, 2010