Marketplace for July 13, 2011

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Marketplace for July 13, 2011

Electronic Arts buys PopCap

The video game publisher pays big to go small with mobile games.

Federal Reserve keeps stimulus options open

The latest stimulus round is over. But Bernanke tells Congress that if needed, the Fed will act again to try to prime pump the economy.
Posted In: The Federal Reserve

Bernanke questioned on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers got their once-in-a-quarter shot at grilling Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke today. Many of the questions appeared to have less to do with matters like stimulus and the debt ceiling, and more to do with representatives' political agendas.
Posted In: The Federal Reserve

Putting Americans back to work

The debt ceiling debate is dominating the headlines. But there's something else more important to this economy.

Challenges ahead for China

A booming labor market has made people richer... and pickier.
Posted In: China

A walk to the World Trade Center in one of the largest cities in the world

Host Kai Ryssdal retraces his steps to the site of Marketplace's 2006 broadcast from Chongqing, China.
Posted In: China

Rupert Murdoch loses BSkyB bid, may lose more

News Corp. abandons plans to get full ownership of the profitable British network BSkyB. Can Rupert Murdoch bounce back?
Posted In: Law

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Cissy Strut
The Meters
Falling Over Evening
The Six Parts Seven
Mela D
Shawn Lee & The Ping Pong Orchestra
Freedom (Live)
Twelve Girls Band