Marketplace for June 10, 2011

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Marketplace for June 10, 2011

Ruling party optimistic in Turkey's election

Voters in Turkey go to the polls on Sunday and the ruling party, the AKP, is in a confident mood because of the strong economy.

NATO in financial trouble

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said scarce European financial support for NATO risks making the alliance irrelevant.

Audio Postcard: China's best economic indicator -- the people

The best way to find out how China works -- really works -- is to get out and about, as Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal came to find out on a Chongqing city bus.
Posted In: China

Weekly Wrap: The latest on the Fed, paying for natural disasters

Reviewing the week's news on Wall Street. This week: Ben Bernanke's latest remarks, the slow economic recovery and paying for the wild weather across the country.
Posted In: Wall Street

Profits soar for yoga-wear maker Lululemon

As many retailers struggle to regain pricing power, Lululemon's profits are strong. How does the maker of yoga-inspired activewear grow from here?
Posted In: Retail

Economic recovery coming along nicely for Japan

Thanks to a quick and aggressive response to the major earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis that hit three months ago, Japan is beginning to recover quite well.

Day Twelve: Notes on the way home

At the end of Marketplace's two week trip to China, host Kai Ryssdal reflects on how the country has changed since our first visit five years ago and why we decided to come back.
Posted In: China

Bicycles become trendy marketing tool

As more cities get bike lanes, the culture and cache of bikes grows. Now retailers are jumping on board.

Music from this show

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Northside Diehard
Matlock
Paper Planes (DFA Remix)
M.I.A.
Elevator Headphone
Japancakes
China My China (2004 Digital Remaster)
Brian Eno
Big In Japan (Original)
Alphaville
Come Close (Instrumental) [Explicit]
Nicolay

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