Marketplace for June 8, 2011

Episode Description 
Marketplace for June 8, 2011

Business model for big gaming companies under attack

Marketplace's Steve Henn discusses how the gaming business is doing from the E3 Conference in Los Angeles.

Obama calls for more job training in manufacturing

In a speech today, President Obama announced a plan for an expanded federal job training program for the manufacturing sector, hoping to jumpstart the industry and provide more education for young people.
Posted In: Jobs

Letters: The iCloud, green versus green

Going over listeners' responses to past broadcasts. This week: the importance of the iCloud, what you're really thinking about while walking down grocery aisles and the green versus green debate.

Employers might dump insurance

A new study says many employers would stop offering workers health coverage under reform.
Posted In: Health

OPEC meeting ends without agreement

At the latest OPEC meeting in Vienna, Saudi Arabia failed to secure an agreement to lift oil production. The meeting ended in acrimony.
Posted In: Oil

Questioning Germany's nuclear power decision

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Washington D.C. for an official visit. There's one topic that should be on the agenda.

Arizona wildfire could spread to New Mexico

Disasters, from fires to tornadoes and floods, are smacking states across the country when they don't have the funds to pay for clean up.

China's university students sometimes slack off

In China, a student's school years are typically very demanding. But when some students get into university, they start to take it easy.
Posted In: China

Music from this show

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Empty House
Paper Route
Hold On (Instrumental) [Explicit]
Nicolay
Paper Planes (as made famous by M.I.A.)
Instrumental Hip Hop Beat Makers
Whats Your Priority
D-Tension
Imuluk
Sulumi