Marketplace for July 6, 2011

Episode Description 
Marketplace for July 6, 2011

Designer nail polishes bring color back into fashion

Nail polishes are coming back into fashion as an inexpensive and fun luxury accessory.

Police knock Alabama's new immigration law

Law enforcement in the Cotton State says it doesn't have the resources to implement measures to root out illegal immigrants.
Posted In: Immigration

South Korea to host Winter Olympics

Host cities hope the games will boost their reputation, if not economies, but there are risks.
Posted In: Sports

The hidden costs -- and benefits -- of clean air

On the eve of new EPA regulations, a hard look at who wins and loses from clean air.

Obama's Twittering shows promise of social media

President Obama's Twitter Town Hall highlights how social media sites have evolved into news providers, communication networks and more. But many social media companies still don't have a solid business model.

Letters: Drugs in sports, the Consumer Price Index

Going over listeners' responses to past broadcasts. This week: considering drugs in sports, Dominique Strass-Kahn's sexual assault case, and consumer buying habits.

Britain launches inquiry into phone hacking

Rupert Murdoch's media conglomerate News International is under pressure after its tabloid newspaper, the <em>News of the World</em>, engaged in phone hacking.
Posted In: Law

In Gaza, real estate is at a premium

Despite continuing political uncertainty, Gaza's economy has improved and real estate prices are buoyant.

Music from this show

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Metropolis (Dodge City Anthem) (Instrumental) [Explicit]
Bittersweet Memory (Album Version)
Blue Merle
Call On Me
Empty House (Album Version)
Paper Route

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