Marketplace for October 4, 2011

Episode Description 
Marketplace for October 4, 2011

Greece's debt crisis: The impact on the middle class

The BBC's Paul Mason discusses the dissatisfaction and anger Greek's feel over their economic crisis, and what's next if there is only more pain ahead.

Delayed bailout payment to Greece deepens concern in Europe, U.S.

Markets are down again today on fears that Europe won't be able to dig out of its debt crisis.

European bank's woes hit home in U.S.

Franco-Belgian bank Dexia, hobbled by Greek debt, backs billions of dollars worth of U.S. municipal bonds that pay for schools, sewers and airports.
Posted In: Banks

Apple unveils voice-controlled iPhone 4S

New Apple CEO Tim Cook and his team debut 'personal assistant' software named Siri on the latest iPhone.

Freakonomics: Why crime continues to fall during a bad economy

Conventional wisdom says a bad economy leads to increased crime. But Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt tell us why that's not true.
Posted In: Crime

Don't blame the Fed

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified before a congressional committee today about the economy, and what the Fed is doing to promote growth.
Posted In: Federal Reserve

Music from this show

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Son Of Neckbone (Digitally Remastered 99)
The Beastie Boys
I Mean Business (Instrumental) [Explicit]
Diamond District
Waking up in Vegas (Made Famous by Katy Perry)
The Chart Hit Players
Politician (Extended Instrumental)
Aloe Blacc
Knock You Down (Made Famous by Keri Hilson)
The Chart Hit Players