Jan 26, 2010

Marketplace for Tuesday, January 26, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Segments From this episode

What's behind Obama's spend freeze?

Jan 26, 2010
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.

Fed mulls inflation prevention measures

Jan 26, 2010
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…

Ford starts building a new workforce

Jan 26, 2010
Ford says it will add 1,200 new jobs in the fourth quarter of this year. Alisa Roth reports on auto worker jobs in the future.

A toxic environment for green workers

Jan 26, 2010
In his State of the Union address, President Obama will likely push for more green jobs. But green jobs aren't necessarily clean ones. Sarah Varney reports.

Where will Howard Stern go next?

Jan 26, 2010
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.

Despite scandals, China still growing

Jan 26, 2010
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.

High stakes, pressure in Davos

Jan 26, 2010
More than 2,500 people will gather for the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski town of Davos to discuss how to fix the global economy. Stephen Beard reports on what attendees and observers can expect.

Music from the episode

Rock & Folk Marc Grau
Whims Of Chambers Rodney Whitaker, Ron Blake, Wycliffe Gordon, Stefon Harris, Eric Reed, Carl Allen
Be Easy Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings