Sep 7, 2010

Marketplace for Tuesday, September 7, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, September 7, 2010

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Will business tax breaks lift the economy?

Sep 7, 2010
The Obama Administration announced several proposals to stimulate the economy, including tax break extensions. Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman sees how tax breaks could influence business growth and if it'll result in job creation.

Hurd to Oracle: The best personnel decision ever?

Sep 7, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Steve Henn about former HP CEO Mike Hurd hopping over to another tech company, Oracle.

Haitians moving to the countryside

Sep 7, 2010
Since the earthquake in January, more Haitians are heading for the country, where more services and opportunities are offered. Supporters believe spreading industries and services across the country will make it less vulnerable from natural disasters.

Business school doesn't want public funds

Sep 7, 2010
UCLA's Anderson School of Management would like to have a more predictable, stable income -- so they want to opt out of millions in state funds. But with California's economy so unstable, the school's wish makes sense.

Football on the Great White Way

Sep 7, 2010
Football coach Vince Lombardi expected nothing but the best from his players. But even with the best effort, will "Lombardi," the Broadway play, attract the largely female Broadway crowd and even football fans who've never been to the theater?

The students are alright

Sep 7, 2010
Less hours hitting the books, a casual attitude about plagiarism -- what's to like about the new incoming class of college students? Professor Daniel Drezner thinks that the situation isn't as bleak as it seems.

FHA launches new refi program

Sep 7, 2010
The Federal Housing Administration launched a new short refinance program, which would encourage lenders to forgive some debt. But critics say the government should stay out of the housing market.