Sep 1, 2009

Marketplace for Tuesday, September 1, 2009

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Marketplace for Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Segments From this episode

Merkel, Sarkozy push for exec pay cap

Sep 1, 2009
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy are teaming up at the G-20 summit to pass measures restricting bank executives' bonuses. Stephen Beard reports.

IRS may lower 401(k) contribution limit

Sep 1, 2009
The IRS may reduce how much money you'll be able to contribute tax-free to your 401(k). Jeremy Hobson reports.

Where eBay-Skype went wrong

Sep 1, 2009
EBay has reached a deal to sell most of its stake in Internet phone calling company Skype to private investors. Bob Moon reports on how eBay ended up buying something it didn't need or want.

Sluggish ad sales for big sports events

Sep 1, 2009
John Ourand of the SportsBusiness Journal talks with Kai Ryssdal about why ad sales for the Olympics and Super Bowl are doing so poorly, and what it means for the networks.

Why banks want to see your pretty face

Sep 1, 2009
If some banks have their way, you may not be able to wear hats or sunglasses when making a deposit. Why? David Martin Davies reports.

'Man in Van' on recession story odyssey

Sep 1, 2009
Aaron Heideman lost his job, moved into his van, and drove around the country collecting stories of how people were handling the recession. He's turned it into an art project and talks with Kai Ryssdal about his experiences.

Germans hoard incandescent bulbs

Sep 1, 2009
The European Union has begun to phase out incandescent light bulbs so consumers can move on to compact fluorescents. But Curt Nickish reports the ban is touching off a run on incandescent bulbs.

China goes big in green car race

Sep 1, 2009
China is getting serious in the clean-energy car race with big investments in low-emissions vehicles. Scott Tong reports.

Music from the episode

Tensile The Clean
Dead, Drunk And Naked Drive-By Truckers