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Sep 14, 2010

Marketplace for Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Segments From this episode

Who'll head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

Sep 14, 2010
There was much talk of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau before and after the financial reform bill passed and a lot of speculation that Elizabeth Warren would be the head of it -- but that is still yet to be determined.

Ritz-Carlton introduces loyalty program

Sep 14, 2010
Clutch the pearls! The posh Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company announced that it will start a frequent-stay rewards program for its guests.

How AIG will pay back $49 billion

Sep 14, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Wall Street Journal reporter Serena Ng about how the insurance company AIG intends to repay bail out funds back to the federal government.

Cuba's big transition from public to private

Sep 14, 2010
Reporter Kenny Malone talks to Cuba experts to see how they expect Cuba will be affected by layoff of half a million public sector workers.

Letters: Hopeful, hopelessness, pension funds

Sep 14, 2010
Kai Ryssdal reads through your letters. You were upset that Kai and the Weekly Wrap crew sounded so hopeless. One listener didn't feel so hopeful about all the mergers and acquisitions that have been going on.

No 'blog tax' in Philadelphia

Sep 14, 2010
But the city has an unrelenting small business tax that requires you to pay taxes on any money you make -- even if it's just $11 a year from Google Ads.

Tax cuts and their effect on the economy

Sep 14, 2010
Both Democrats and Republicans are calling for the extension of the Bush tax cuts -- but of course, applied in different ways. But do tax cuts really have any effect on the economy?

Staying in paper in a digital world

Sep 14, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Paris Review Editor Lorin Stein about how to make a literary journal work in the 21st century.

Music from the episode

Treat Yo Mama John Butler Trio
'03 Bonnie and Clyde Can You Flow?

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