Jan 26, 2011

Marketplace for Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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Marketplace for Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Segments From this episode

Is telecommuting really green?

Jan 26, 2011
Working from home may not be as good for the environment as you think it is.

REICH: The corporate role in economic policy

Jan 26, 2011
Corporations play a big role in how Americans experience the economy. And that means the President should be careful about their role.

World Economic Forum kicks off in Davos

Jan 26, 2011
The annual gathering of national, business and financial leaders to discuss pressing economic issues begins today in the Swiss Alpine resort town.

Financial crisis report a doubtful bestseller

Jan 26, 2011
A 576-page tale of greed, betrayal and near-global doom hits bookstores Thursday. Will anyone "buy" the official report on the financial crisis?

Obama wants to snip discretionary spending

Jan 26, 2011
President Obama proposes budget cuts of $400 billion over a decade. Senator Rand Paul proposes cuts of half a trillion in a year. Cutting what's realistic is the issue.

Super Bowl viewers will party hard

Jan 26, 2011
Americans are expected to spend more than ever on food, TVs, and other Super Bowl accessories. What it means for advertisers, and for the economy.

Letters: Gamers and China

Jan 26, 2011
Kai Ryssdal goes over listener responses. This week, if gamers like to fail, and about the possible similarities between Chinese and the United States constitutions.

The panic lurking in the municipal bond market

Jan 26, 2011
Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace New York bureau chief Heidi Moore about the current state of the municipal bond market.

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