Sep 16, 2009

Marketplace for Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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Marketplace for Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Segments From this episode

How Baucus's plan will help uninsured

Sep 16, 2009
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus released his plan to overhaul the health system. Tamara Keith reports on what the plan means for people who don't have insurance and the businesses that employ them.

Pop art prices pop!

Sep 16, 2009
Author Richard Polsky talks with Kai Ryssdal about his book, "I Sold Andy Warhol (Too Soon)," and how the art bubble popped in 2008.

Health costs hurt incomes in Bush years

Sep 16, 2009
With information from a recent report, we may finally be able to reach a verdict on President George W. Bush's economic record. Commentator David Frum doesn't like what he sees.

Irish cross border for cheap bargains

Sep 16, 2009
On the border between the Republic of Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland, a difference in currencies has Irish shoppers flocking north for great deals. Christopher Werth reports.

Paying the price for climate change

Sep 16, 2009
Author and economist Lord Nicholas Stern talks with Kai Ryssdal about the costs of fighting climate change, what happens if we do nothing, and how the U.S. can get more investing in clean tech.

Facebook status update: We're profiting

Sep 16, 2009
For the first time ever, Facebook is making a profit. When did it figure out how to do that? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
The home page of Facebook displayed on a laptop screen.
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VW test drives clean diesel in U.S.

Sep 16, 2009
Volkswagen is looking to bring its high-end Phaeton back to the U.S., possibly with a clean diesel engine. But are Americans ready for it? Alisa Roth reports.

Music from the episode

24 Hour Party People Happy Mondays
24 Hour Party People Happy Mondays