Marketplace for Friday, June 27, 2008

Episode Description 
0

Week on Wall Street

Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with host Bob Moon about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
2

Hot Jobs: Bikini shop manager

For the first installment of our "Hot Jobs" series, we check out the source for summer gear and meet Eduardo Lora, manager of a bikini shop in Miami Beach.
Posted In: Retail
3

Watch out for senior health care costs

The rising cost of gas isn't the only thing to worry about. Commentator Glenn Hubbard says the costs of health care programs for seniors face a big increase and the candidates have different ideas on what to do.
1

Bull rider can't buck the price of gas

For Wesley Silcox, the defending World Champion in bull riding, getting bucked around in the ring is almost becoming less painful than filling up the truck to drive to and from rodeos. Host Bob Moon caught up with Silcox on the road.
Posted In: Auto, Travel
1

Southwest flies past high oil prices

While other airlines cut flights and tack on fees, Southwest Airlines has avoided passing rising costs on it to customers by locking in fuel prices years in advance. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Travel
0

What's the Fed's next move?

The Fed is getting a lot of heat for not doing anything about the weakness in the dollar and experts all have their own suggestion on what the Fed should do next. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street
1

Nonprofit gets around subprimes

John and Lupe Rodriguez lacked a good credit score, but with the help of a new program, they managed to get a loan without going subprime. David Brancaccio reports.

Music from this show

Click below to purchase songs from this show through our Amazon affiliate.

16 Biggest Hits
The Best of INXS
Under the Wishing Tree
Cabaret Manana

Browse the show calendar

S M T W T F S
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
31
 
 
 

Buzzworthy

Recent comments on our stories..

mormuno01's picture

The secret life of a food stamp

Your article makes a lot of sense. Without the help of food stamps these people that are spending money at Walmart would be on the streets,...

wcourchesne's picture

What 1717 means: your trolley number guess

I have no idea what 1717 refers to but I do know Marketplace is always great to listen to! Keep going...

zingledot's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

sgardner's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...

Connect
Submit your Personal Finance Questions to the Getting Personal blog.

BECOME A MARKETPLACE SOURCE!

Join the Public Insight Network and help us tell the story. Sign Up Now or browse recent questions from the Network below.