Marketplace for Friday, November 15, 2013

Episode Description 
The latest revelations about government snooping have to do with money transfers – the CIA is building a database of transactions through firms like Western Union and MoneyGram. Also, health insurers have spent retooling their business plan in order to prosper under the ACA.  What do those companies do now that the President has announced a change that upends their strategy? Finally, Google Books gets the legal go-ahead to continue scanning copyrighted works into its enormous database.
0

Weekly Wrap: No yellin' at Yellen

Chatting with CNBC's John Carney and Nela Richardson, from Bloomberg Government.
Posted In: Economy, Fed, dodd-frank
0

Do the right thing: Don't work on Thanksgiving

Costco, Nordstrom and BJ's Wholesale Club will stay closed on Thanksgiving Day.
Posted In: Costco, BJ's, Nordstrom, Walmart, Target
1

China Eases One-Child Policy

China to ease restrictions on one-child policy among other reforms.
Posted In: China, China's Politics, One-Child Policy, China's Environment
0

More CIA tracking: This time, money transfers

The latest revelations about government snooping have to do with money transfers.
Posted In: remittances, money transfer, cia
0

Adjusting to the new contours of the ACA

Health insurers have spent millions retooling their business plan in order to function under the ACA.
Posted In: health insurers, Obamacare, ACA
Google
0

Google Books wins lawsuit: Searching is transformative

Google Books gets the legal go-ahead to continue scanning copyrighted works into its enormous database.
Posted In: Google Scholar, fair use
2

Britain gets tough with health tourists

Britain's National Health Service offers free treatment at the point of service. The government says many foreigners are abusing the system and now need to pay up for the services they receive.
Posted In: nhs, United Kingdom (U.K.), medical tourism

Music from this show

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

Know You
Bonobo
The Hardest Part
Kisses
À tout à l'heure
Bibio

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
 
 
 
 

Buzzworthy

Recent comments on our stories..

CentralBankster's picture

What deflation is and why it's the worst dog ever

This story illustrates the fallacies of orthodox economic theory, which has obvious logical inconsistencies that cannot be reconciled. The idea...

tlwilson's picture

What do students actually learn in college?

The value of a Harvard degree is that it gives the buyer a gold plate, whether he/she is talented or not. Sara Lawrence has to compete with this,...

Complexity's picture

What deflation is and why it's the worst dog ever

Sabri,

Your "dog" deflation story prompted me to actually set up an account for Market Place, just so I could comment. First...

Dwayne73's picture

Milwaukee locals want to bring Pabst back

If Pabst does not brew its own beer then how can it claim to be the largest American owned brewery? I thought that Yuengling passed Samuel Adams...

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.