Marketplace for Friday, October 2, 2009

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Marketplace for Friday, October 2, 2009

What's in Macau's cards for the future?

The Chinese territory of Macau is the gambling epicenter of Asia. But the businessman who runs it all has been hospitalized for weeks, and many wonder what Macau will look like once he's gone. Scott Tong reports.

Survey: Workers feel jobs are stagnant

Jim Davis from the talent management firm DDI talks with Tess Vigeland about results from a survey conducted by his company that measured the satisfaction workers felt with their jobs.
Posted In: Jobs

Hi, Google Wave, it's me. Are you there?

Search giant Google has unveiled its latest personal communication and collaboration tool, Google Wave. But commentator John Moe says not everyone gets a ride.
Posted In: Internet

Weekly Wrap: Health care, regulation

The Atlantic's Megan McArdle and Reuters blogger Felix Salmon talk with Tess Vigeland about whether the public option for health care is dead and if financial regulation will still get done.
Posted In: Health

Publishers disconnect on e-book biz

Publisher Harper Collins has delayed the release of an electronic version of Sarah Palin's new memoir. Bob Moon reports on why publishers are taking different approaches to the e-reader challenge.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

Did the Fed play fair in Lehman case?

A court-appointed examiner is looking into whether the Federal Reserve improperly elbowed its way in front of other creditors owed money in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Crime

Big hole to fill in the labor market

The latest jobs report tells us that employers cut 263,000 jobs in September and the unemployment rate increased to the highest it's been in 26 years. Mitchell Hartman reports it may be awhile before it's all over.
Posted In: Jobs