Marketplace for March 24, 2011

Episode Description 
Marketplace for March 24, 2011
0

Shady business deals with foreign firms helped keep Gaddafi in power

The New York Times' Eric Lichtblau discusses an article he co-write that says corrupt dealings with foreign companies helped bring billions of dollars to Libya's Muammar Gaddafi.
2

Companies press to repatriate overseas profits

Big U.S. companies launched a website promoting a tax holiday on foreign profits. But past experience shows that doesn't necessarily lead to expansion here or to new jobs.
Posted In: Taxes
6

Making ideas and change happen

Author Seth Godin talks about his marketing and advice manual, "Poke the Box," about getting up and making things happen, and about his new venture in selling books.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship
5

L.L.Bean offers free shipping year-round

Catalog retailer will eliminate shipping charges, not just during the holidays. Other stores consider adding free shipping to stay competitive with e-retailers.
Posted In: Retail
0

Japan quake could boost work for Nissan in U.S.

Nissan considers expanding production in Tennessee to export engines to Japan, as Toyota mulls wider productions slowdowns in U.S.
Posted In: Auto
5

Japanese supply chain's missing links

Japan's earthquake and tsunami disrupted the supply chains of hundreds of companies. Business in the U.S. have been affected too.
6

Big pet stores sniffing around for smaller retail spaces

Petco is focusing on smaller, more upscale stores. Just don't expect to find actual pets for sale here.

Music from this show

Click below to purchase songs from this show through our Amazon affiliate.

Sweet Child O'Mine
Guns'n'Roses Tribute Band
What You Know (Instrumental)
T.I.
Atomic Dog (2000 - Remaster)
George Clinton
Midget Submarines
Swell Maps
Disco D'Oro
Tussle

Browse the show calendar

S M T W T F S
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
 
 
 

Buzzworthy

Recent comments on our stories..

mormuno01's picture

The secret life of a food stamp

Your article makes a lot of sense. Without the help of food stamps these people that are spending money at Walmart would be on the streets,...

wcourchesne's picture

What 1717 means: your trolley number guess

I have no idea what 1717 refers to but I do know Marketplace is always great to listen to! Keep going...

zingledot's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

sgardner's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...

Connect
Submit your Personal Finance Questions to the Getting Personal blog.

BECOME A MARKETPLACE SOURCE!

Join the Public Insight Network and help us tell the story. Sign Up Now or browse recent questions from the Network below.