Mar 2, 2010

Marketplace for Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Segments From this episode

What's cutting into donations to Chile?

Mar 2, 2010
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Chile and promised more aid. But coming so quickly after the quake in Haiti, will recovery efforts be hampered? Jeff Tyler reports.

Does consumer agency matter to us?

Mar 2, 2010
The latest word on a new consumer watchdog agency for financial products is that it would become part of the Federal Reserve. Where does consumer sentiment lie for an idea designed to protect them? Brett Neely reports.

Canal cleanup may scare developers

Mar 2, 2010
The Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn has been named a Superfund site, which clears the way for cleanup of the polluted waterway. But that move may also hurt the area. Amy Scott explains.

Getting African Americans back to work

Mar 2, 2010
Congress is trying to hammer out a jobs bill that will get Americans back to work because nationally the unemployment rate is almost 10%. Commentator Margaret Simms says that number would spark envy in the black community.

Trash pickers in India go to waste

Mar 2, 2010
As India asserts itself as a rising power, its capital city is feeling the urge to spruce up its new image. New Delhi is hiring private contractors to collect trash from the streets. But that move isn't good for everyone. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.

Gov't mulls brake overrides in new cars

Mar 2, 2010
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says the government may require every new car to have a braking system that overrides the gas pedal. John Dimsdale reports on the changes still to come.

Letters: College sports and health care

Mar 2, 2010
Tess Vigeland reviews what listeners had to say about stories involving college sports corruption, health care costs, and rethinking the Wall Street dream.

Labor dispute locks out town's workers

Mar 2, 2010
In the town of Boron, Calif., the mineral borax is a way of life. But a labor standoff between a powerful mining company and unionized workers has left more than a quarter of the town's residents without work. Apryl Lundsten reports.

Music from the episode

Spilt Milk Dujeous
Moonshine Matlock
Knock You Down Keri Hilson, Kanye West, Ne-Yo