Posted In: Entertainment, Mergers and Acquisitions
Disney is paying a healthy $4 billion for Marvel Entertainment. Where will Disney see payback? Bill Radke marvels at the deal with marketing professor Ken Wilbur, who explains why this could indicate a change-up in Disney's strategy.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, Science
The Microsoft/Yahoo deal would span 10 years and target Google's online searches and advertising. Bill Radke talks to Ina Fried of CNET, who explains the potential competitive advantages and who will do what in the partnership.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street
Despite a drop in Hong Kong stocks today, the China State Construction Construction Engineering Group had a very successful trading debut. Bill Radke talks to John Foley from Breaking Views about Asian investors' elevated view of IPOs.
Fed Chair Ben Bernanke, SEC Chair Sheila Bair and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner are testifying before Congress today on how to fix the financial services industry. And they do not agree. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Alisa Roth.
Posted In: Investing, Science, Wall Street
The Nasdaq gained more than 2 percent today in its 12th straight advance. But not all tech companies are ascending. Bill Radke talks to Laura Didio from Information Technology intelligence Corp about the health of the tech sector.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is wrapping up a week-long trip to Asia, largely spent in the Southeast. Natural resources are just one interest the U.S. has there. Bill Radke talks about the secretary's trip with Marketplace's Scott Tong.