Mar 9, 2010

Marketplace for Tuesday, March 9, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Segments From this episode

Debt crisis takes its toll on Greeks

Mar 9, 2010
Investors have been reassured by the Greek government's stringent deficit-reduction program. But the crisis is certainly not over, and it has left a bitter legacy in Greece. Stephen Beard reports.

Dow Jones rebounds from crisis low

Mar 9, 2010
A year ago, the stock market hit its low as the Dow closed at 6547. Now, the Dow's about 4,000 points higher and climbing. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Justice Department stops health merger

Mar 9, 2010
The Obama administration has blocked the merger of two Michigan insurers. The companies dropped their plans after the Justice Department threatened to sue. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

A new TV watching experience

Mar 9, 2010
AdweekMedia's Jim Cooper talks with Kai Ryssdal about why Google is teaming with Dish Network to create a set-top box, and why there's a surge in 3-D TV sets.

A shift in young people's views on work

Mar 9, 2010
A new survey says when it comes to finding work, job security has become the top priority for college students. Thanks to the recession, stability outranks pay and benefits. Amy Scott reports.

Love America? Buy Mexican.

Mar 9, 2010
Violence has put a strain on the Mexican economy and it has affected immigration in the U.S. How? Commentator Gustavo Arellano explains.

Exasperation with U.S. health care

Mar 9, 2010
Author Lionel Shriver talks with Kai Ryssdal about her book, "So Much for That," in which the protagonist's plans for early retirement change when his wife gets cancer. She talks with Kai Ryssdal about the American way of health care, and putting a dollar value on human life.

Music from the episode

Son Of Neckbone Beastie Boys
Take My Sin (feat. Tonéx) Sackcloth Fashion
Hate It Or Love It The Game, 50 Cent