Marketplace AM for April 21, 2005

Episode Description 

Handing out invitations to the stagflation party

With energy prices high, a rising deficit and a sluggish economy, Wall Street's abuzz with rumors of impending stagflation. Host Kai Ryssdal spoke with Marketplace Economist Chris Farrell to find out what exactly stagflation is... and what, if anything, the government can do to stop it.
Posted In: Wall Street

Sloppy joe

We've heard a lot lately about the worrisome eating habits of American children. Marketplace Work and Family Desk Correspondent Sarah Gardner talked to one food services director who is using business principles to serve up more nutritious food.

He'll Tour de France no more

Cycling superstar Lance Armstrong has announced he's retiring. Host Tess Vigeland talks with sports consultant David Carter about Armstrong's legacy, and where the sport will go without its biggest name.