Marketplace for August 24, 2011

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Marketplace for August 24, 2011
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Steve Jobs announces resignation from Apple

Steve Jobs has announced his resignation as CEO of Apple. What's behind the move, and what will be his legacy?
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Steve Jobs steps down as CEO of Apple

Jobs will take over as Chairman while Tim Cook steps into chief executive role
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High price of oil spurs demand for petroleum engineers

Students flock to college programs in the field with six-figure starting salaries as incentive
Posted In: Oil
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Sprint gets a bite at the Apple

A report in the <em>Wall Street Journal</em> says the carrier will get the iPhone in October
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Unfreezing Libyan assets

Billions of dollars of Libyan assets have been frozen around the world. And it could take a long time before the Libyan people get all of their money back.
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Low interest rates hurt some, help others

The Federal Reserve's low interest rate policy has cut savings income for many Americans. Is it generating the intended economic benefits?
Posted In: Economy
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Reich: The Fed can't do it all

On Friday, you'll be hearing a lot about Jackson Hole, Wyo. That's the site of the annual Federal Reserve retreat. So, what's on tap for this year?
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Companies spending less on the future

At first glance, the latest report on spending on durable goods looks encouraging, but a decline in one category -- companies investing in equipment -- suggests a lack of confidence in future growth
Posted In: Economy
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Letters: The economy now, and what we should do

Going over listeners' responses to past broadcasts. This week: going over our series The Breakdown and your ideas on how to get the economy moving.
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China's auto boom

With nearly 17 million cars sold in China last year, the country has overtaken the U.S. as the world's biggest car-buying market. How will this change China?
Posted In: China

Music from this show

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Lying Around
Magic Bullets
I Love That Party With The Monkey Kitty (Album)
The Spinanes
Helena Beat
Foster The People
Dig A Little Deeper (Album Version)
Peter Bjorn And John
Metropolis (Dodge City Anthem) (Instrumental) [Explicit]
Nicolay

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