Marketplace for Friday, April 16, 2010

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Marketplace for Friday, April 16, 2010

New site allows you to rate coworkers

Peter Kazanjy, a co-founder of, talks with Kai Ryssdal about his new Web site, which lets people rate coworkers anonymously in categories like production and relationships.
Posted In: Internet

Trading business drives B of A profits

After two quarters of consecutive losses, Bank of America said it earned $3.2 billion this quarter. Why? Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Analytics: It's taking over my life!

Detailed observers of the NBA playoffs will delve deeply into players' statistics. Commentator and former Marketplace colleague Kevin Arnovitz says that has its downsides.
Posted In: Sports

What's a YouTube phenomenon worth?

How do you make money off a hit YouTube video that's been viewed millions of times? Rico Gagliano finds out.
Posted In: Internet

Comment: The relationship between news and underwriters

When we report on companies, should we make a special acknowledgment if they are an underwriter? Share your comments and feedback.

SEC charges Goldman Sachs with fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission filed its first big lawsuit over alleged Wall Street shenanigans. The SEC charges that Goldman Sachs gave special attention to one client, at the expense of hundreds of others. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Weekly Wrap: Goldman fraud fallout

Fortune Magazine's Leigh Gallagher and The Atlantic Magazine's Megan McArdle talk with Kai Ryssdal about how Goldman Sachs being accused of fraud might affect financial regulation and reflect on the latest Lehman Brothers news.
Posted In: Wall Street

Airline merger may hurt hubs

Continental and United are said to be in merger talks. That could be bad news for passengers in cities like Cleveland. Brett Neely reports.
Posted In: Airlines, Mergers and Acquisitions

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With A Little Help From My Friends
Joe Cocker
What Have We Done?
The Motet

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