Morning Edition for February 23, 2010
Feb 23, 2010 — China is looking to make its Li Ning sportswear company a global brand. Li Ning already has sponsorship deals with four NBA players, including Shaquille O'Neal. The company has opened its first U.S. retail store in Portland, Ore., which is in Nike territory.
Feb 23, 2010 — A first novel by a much-honored short-story writer imagines a financial system wracked by risk and on the verge of collapse. Yet Adam Haslett wrote Union Atlantic before the current financial crisis exploded, making him seem more prescient than he will confess to being.