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Apr 22, 2009

Marketplace for Wednesday, April 22, 2009

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Marketplace for Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Segments From this episode

Geithner: U.S. a big contributor to crisis

Apr 22, 2009
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the U.S. is largely to blame for the world's financial crisis. Steve Henn reports that the U.S. still needs the world's help to clean up the mess.

Credit defaults may be next big problem

Apr 22, 2009
President Obama is preparing to meet with credit card firms to discuss the fees and restrictions they slap on users -- which aren't helping with delinquencies. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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Did Roche pay too much for Genentech?

Apr 22, 2009
When drug maker Roche bought Genentech, it was counting on the success of the pharmaceutical company's cancer drug Avastin. But the drug didn't prevent the recurrence of colon cancer in clinical tests. Janet Babin reports.

How the economy is affecting the poor

Apr 22, 2009
The World Bank has cautioned the public to not forget about the poorest countries in this downturn. Kai Ryssdal speaks with World Bank President Robert Zoellick about how developing nations are being affected by the recession and what can be…

An overflow of green marketing

Apr 22, 2009
Companies are coming out in full force to show their support for green on Earth Day. But is all this green marketing effective? Jennifer Collins reports.

President Obama's overall grade: C+

Apr 22, 2009
As the Obama administration moves closer to its 100th day, commentator Robert Reich gives his report card.

Marketers build brand loyalty in schools

Apr 22, 2009
Many marketers try to get their products into consumers' hands as early as possible to build brand loyalty. That means companies are heading to the classroom. Sean Cole reports.

Tweeting execs walk a fine line

Apr 22, 2009
Executives are increasingly using Twitter. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Cisco Chief Technology Officer Padmasree Warrior about the balance executives must find to Twitter their personal musings, yet still be ambassadors.

Music from the episode

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