Marketplace for July 11, 2011

Episode Description 
Marketplace for July 11, 2011

The debt talks: Democrats, Republicans and you

The latest in the political discourse concerning the debt ceiling, and what people on the streets are saying.

Past meets present meets future in downtown Shanghai

Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal takes a walk through downtown Shanghai with China-watcher and analyst Jim McGregor. They take a look at China's changed role in the global economy and its importance to the United States and the global economic recovery.
Posted In: China

Baseball gets eco-friendly

Major League Baseball teams are recycling, swapping out light bulbs, and anything else they can do to cut down on greenhouse gases.

Rise in consumer credit shows a split economy

Some Americans tap credit card lines to pay bills; more fortunate consumers are getting loans. Credit growth is inhibited by stagnant wages.
Posted In: Economy

Media tycoon's bid for U.K. broadcaster delayed

Britain's government has referred Rupert Murdoch's bid to take full ownership of British broadcasting company BSkyB to its competition watchdog.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

EU leaders focus on troubled Italy

EU policymakers met today in Rome to discuss the European debt crisis. Italy is in the spotlight and may be the next Eurozone member to default.

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