Features by Bill Radke

Should we worry about inflation?

A key measure of wholesale inflation rose last month at about double the rate economists were expecting. Bill Radke talks with economist Chris Low at FTN Financial about Producer Price Index and why we shouldn't worry about inflation.
Posted In: Economy

Exxon deal makes bet on natural gas

Exxon Mobil is buying American firm XTO Energy in an all-stock deal worth $31 billion, with XTO's position on natural gas being the pull. Bill Radke explores the deal with trader Phil Flynn of PFG BEST in Chicago.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, Oil

Responding to climate change disasters

The Red Cross is taking a proactive approach to climate change by setting up a crisis center focused on disaster prevention. Bill Radke talks to Madeleen Helmer, the head of the center, about the program and the Red Cross's hope for Copenhagen.
Posted In: Health

Marketplace Minute with Bill Radke 12/11

Watch Marketplace Morning Report host Bill Radke cram all the week's business news into a 60-second poem. This week: Goldman Sachs drops its bonuses, AOL issues stock, spooky CO2, Greece's credit rating drops and TARP is extended.

U.K. bankers give backlash to bonus tax

The U.K. is implementing a one-time, 50% tax on parts of the bonuses banks pay to employees. Bankers are less than thrilled. Bill Radke talks to Andrew Hilton, director of the Center for the Study of Financial Innovation.

Exploring cable and Internet synergies

Are TV/Internet synergies becoming obsolete? Bill Radke talks to Los Angeles Times business columnist David Lazarus.
Posted In: Entertainment

Americans don't get best care for cost

Americans spend almost two and a half times more on their health care than citizens in other developed countries. But Marc Pearson of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development tells Bill Radke the quality of care doesn't show it.
Posted In: Health

Copenhagen tackles airline emissions

The aviation industry is facing pressure in Copenhagen over its carbon emissions. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard, who explains why it's a sensitive issue and what's concerning developing countries.
Posted In: Airlines

Deciphering a fallen UE rate

The November UE rate fell slightly and stocks have been in neutral ever since. Bill Radke talks with Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at S&P Equity Research.
Posted In: Wall Street

Marketplace Globalist Quiz: Leisure

What do you know about leisure? Bill Radke tackles the subject in today's Marketplace Globalist quiz with the help of quizmaster Stephan Richter.
Posted In: Travel


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