Sep 22, 2009

Marketplace for Tuesday, September 22, 2009

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Marketplace for Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Segments From this episode

Census data reflect recession effects

Sep 22, 2009
Every year the Census Bureau gives a snapshot of the U.S. population. This year it shows some of the ways the recession is changing the way we live. Amy Scott reports.

What's behind China's climate plan?

Sep 22, 2009
China's President Hu Jintao announced his country's ambitious strategy to combat global warming at the U.N. General Assembly. Alisa Roth reports on what he had to say.

Unwinding TARP's payback plan

Sep 22, 2009
Professor Tony Sanders talks with Tess Vigeland about where we are with the TARP program, whether the financial system is still dependent on it, and how long it will take for firms to pay back funds.

Are E-cigarettes safe? Details are hazy.

Sep 22, 2009
Makers of a new product called an E-cigarette claim it's a safer way to get a nicotine fix than regular cigarettes -- without emitting second-hand smoke. The FDA isn't so sure. Jeremy Hobson reports.

America's older workers face job crisis

Sep 22, 2009
A new study says America's elderly are in a tough spot when it comes to finding work, and that's leaving many of them vulnerable. Jeff Tyler reports.

Pittsburgh shakes off its rust and grows

Sep 22, 2009
With the G20 Summit beginning later this week in Pittsburgh, Pa., Rico Gagliano reports on how years of population losses have affected his hometown, and how it's bouncing back.

It's time to shout 'protectionism' at U.S.

Sep 22, 2009
The relationship between the U.S. and China has grown tense over trade policy issues. Commentator Dan Drezner says the Obama administration's recent actions signal things could get even worse.

Music from the episode

Pound It Out Booker T.

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