Marketplace for October 12, 2011

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Marketplace for October 12, 2011

Blackberry outage spreads to U.S. and Canada

Day three of a huge glitch in the system may cost Blackberry customers.

And the Innovation Award goes to...

After the successes of the X Prize (just awarded -- oil spill clean up!), innovation awards proliferate.

David Frum bids farewell to Marketplace

The long-time Marketplace conservative commentator says he doesn't represent "the view of most people who call themselves Republicans and conservatives"

Bank health comes under the microscope

JPMorgan Chase reports earnings Thursday, offering the first look at the banking sector's health as U.S. growth slows and European debt mounts.
Posted In: Banks

Congress poised to approve trade pacts

Trade deals with South Korea, Colombia and Panama are expected to boost exports by $13 billion dollars. But it's a toss up on the jobs front.

Letters: Student loans and Occupy Wall Street

Going over listener's responses to past broadcasts. This week: student loan forgiveness and our Occupy Wall Street coverage.
Posted In: letters

Fighting malaria through business ideals

Armed with business savvy and some insecticide-treated bed nets, philanthropist Ray Chambers is helping bring the death rate from malaria down to zero. Time Magazine's Africa correspondent Alex Perry wrote about his mission in a new book.
Posted In: Books, Charity

Op-ed: Stop Wall Street recruitment on college campuses

Stanford graduate Teryn Norris discusses why he is concerned about Wall Street recruiters targeting students at universities across the U.S.
Posted In: Wall Street, Occupy Wall Street

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Dan The Automator
Yes But No
Go With You
Toro Y Moi
Dame Agua
Captain Planet

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