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Sep 23, 2009

Marketplace for Wednesday, September 23, 2009

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Marketplace for Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Segments From this episode

Obama's financial reform options

Sep 23, 2009
At a House committee hearing on how to reform the financial industry, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said he'd like regulation proposals to be tougher. Bob Moon reports on what the White House can do on its own.

U.N. offsets balance CO2 emissions

Sep 23, 2009
Dignitaries traveling to New York for the U.N. General Assembly are piling up on carbon emissions. But one day of the assembly will actually end up carbon neutral. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Franchisees sour on Dunkin' Donuts

Sep 23, 2009
Dunkin' Donuts franchisees are accusing the company of using lawsuits and huge fees to push stores out and get new ones into the chain. Mitchell Hartman reports.

Parties target students to boost sales

Sep 23, 2009
As students head back to school for the start of fall semester, store owners are hoping to cash in on sales of college essentials. One retailer is even throwing a party. Monica Brady-Myerov reports.

Federal Reserve after the bailouts

Sep 23, 2009
Alice Rivlin, former vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board, talks with Kai Ryssdal about the different bailouts sponsored by the Fed, and whether the financial system is still dependent on its programs.

What good does the Dow rising do?

Sep 23, 2009
The Dow Industrials has made a run at hitting the 10,000 mark recently. Commentator Robert Reich says the rally isn't really helping working Americans.

Letters: Diesel, voicemail, health care

Sep 23, 2009
Kai Ryssdal reviews what listeners had to say about stories involving clean diesel, hating voicemail, and a commentary on health care rumors.

Law firms revise recruitment practices

Sep 23, 2009
Big law firms used to recruit new lawyers early to lock in the best students. But with the recession drying up business, the legal profession has had to rethink its old way of doing things. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Music from the episode

Seventeen Years Ratatat
Sidewalk Built To Spill
Sugar Kane Sonic Youth