Feb 10, 2010

Marketplace for Wednesday, February 10, 2010

HTML EMBED:
COPY

Marketplace for Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Segments From this episode

Fed shifts toward greater openness

Feb 10, 2010
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony before a House committee was postponed because of the East Coast snowstorm, but he made sure to release his statement anyway. Why? Bob Moon reports.

Snowstorm boosts hardware store's biz

Feb 10, 2010
Amity Jeans, assistant manager at Frager's Hardware in Washington, D.C., talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the East Coast snowstorm has affected the store's business.

Government draws more people to D.C.

Feb 10, 2010
The nation's capital is hopping because the bad old days when Washington's murder rate was the highest in the country and the mayor was busted for smoking crack seem like a long time ago. Why? Brett Neely reports.

I'm an Anthem customer, and switching

Feb 10, 2010
Health care insurer Anthem Blue Cross has been getting a lot of attention for its decision to increase rates. Anthem customer and commentator Robert Reich says the company's move is a good argument for reform.

Biz opportunities in diagnostic manual

Feb 10, 2010
A draft of the fifth edition of the Diagnostic Statistical Manual has hit the Internet. The DSM isn't just a guide to disorders, it's a manual for making money. Gregory Warner reports.

How big is genealogy?

Feb 10, 2010
Megan Smolenyak, a professional genealogist, talks with Kai Ryssdal about the business of finding out where you came from, and genealogical tourism.

Google to offer fast Internet broadband

Feb 10, 2010
Google says it's starting an experiment in which it will provide ultra-fast Internet service to a handful of communities. Amy Scott reports.

Will Toyota's TV apology ad help?

Feb 10, 2010
With all of its recall issues, Toyota has a lot of explaining to do. But before that, the company is doing some apologizing in the form of a TV ad. Rico Gagliano looks into the history of corporate mea culpas to see how Toyota's stacks up.

Music from the episode

Impossible - John Tejada Mix Figurine, John Tejada
Buildings & Mountains The Republic Tigers