Marketplace for May 4, 2011

Episode Description 
Marketplace for May 4, 2011
5

The impact of rising prices in China

China Bureau Chief Rob Schmitz discusses how China's overheated economy is triggering a troublesome inflationary cycle, and how it might affect the U.S.
Posted In: China
1

Letters: Big Oil, spying and the law

Going over listeners' responses to past broadcasts. This week: record oil company profits, public employees retiring early, and using technology to spy on others.
3

Signs of U.S. economic weakness mount

A slowdown in the U.S. service sector and less hiring by private companies in April fuel concern that the economic recovery is sputtering.
Posted In: Economy
3

Consumer bureau to be run by committee

A House committee today voted to change the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, so it's run by a committee instead of one person.
Posted In: Banks
5

Bank of Mexico boosts its holdings of gold

The Bank of Mexico bought nearly 100 metric tons of gold recently. It usually holds most of its reserves in U.S. dollar-denominated investments.
Posted In: Mexico
0

Los Angeles Dodgers may not meet payroll

One possible result: all Major League Baseball clubs will pay for Dodgers' players.
Posted In: Sports
18

Corporate profits don't translate

U.S. companies are reporting stronger than expected profits. So why is the economy lagging?
255

The non-organic future

Think organic food plays an essential role in feeding the future? Think again.
Posted In: Food
3

Pandora adds comedy to its streaming service

The streaming music service adds comedy clips that allows users to create their own sort of comedy club.
Posted In: Entertainment

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Take The D Train
Pete Rock
Lazy Eye
Silversun Pickups
Whatcha Say
Jason Derulo
K Is For Kelson
Bibio

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