Jan 27, 2010

Marketplace for Wednesday, January 27, 2010

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Marketplace for Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Segments From this episode

Geithner, Paulson defend AIG actions

Jan 27, 2010
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and his predecessor Henry Paulson were grilled by a House panel about what happened with the AIG bailout in September 2008. Jeremy Hobson reports.

The impact of Toyota's sales halt

Jan 27, 2010
Toyota is temporarily slamming the brakes on making and selling some of its most popular vehicles. John Dimsdale reports on the consequences this might have on the automaker.

SEC sets new climate disclosure rules

Jan 27, 2010
The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted to force companies to disclose more information on the bottom line risks they might face from climate change. Sarah Gardner reports.

Davos opens up about the new normal

Jan 27, 2010
The Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein talks with Kai Ryssdal about what people are really talking about at the Davos summit -- in the discussion groups and the hallways.

A new political party: Mad as hell

Jan 27, 2010
Democrats and Republicans will be listening closely to President Obama's State of the Union address for things they can support or slam in the days to come. Commentator Robert Reich says there's one more group Obama will be addressing, too.

Prepare for the age of the Splinternet

Jan 27, 2010
New products like Apple's iPad are changing the Internet in fundamental ways. Author Josh Bernoff talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the golden age of the Internet is over, and how the Web is shattering into pieces.

Unionizing jobs that can't be contracted

Jan 27, 2010
Unions like the Teamsters and the United Auto Workers have been shrinking for decades. But last year, union membership actually grew thanks to a push to organize jobs that can't go anywhere. Alisa Roth reports.

Music from the episode

Southern Girl - Edit/Remastered Maze, Frankie Beverly