Marketplace for Thursday, June 12, 2008

Episode Description 

Microsoft's out, Google's in

A big shake-up in the search business: Microsoft's bid is off the table and Yahoo has announced a partnership with Google. Kai Ryssdal gets the latest developments form Marketplace's Bob Moon.
Posted In: Science

The reanimation of Pixar

Kai Ryssdal talks to author David Price about animation studio Pixar's transformation from failing computer company to Hollywood darling.
Posted In: Entertainment

Start with spending cuts

In this presidential campaign there'll be lots of debate over how to pay for budget priorities. Some argue for tax increases because, they tell us, we can't cut federal spending. Economist and commentator Glenn Hubbard thinks otherwise.

The artists among us

Census data show a lot of people mark their career as "artist." What does it take to be an artist and how true are the stereotypes? Janet Babin reports.

This Bud's going global

Europe's InBev has launched a bid for Anheuser-Busch, maker of Budweiser beer. The offer is being slammed by some as unpatriotic. Marketplace's Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Spending's up, but for how long?

The National Retail Federation reported a jump in May sales, meaning people are using those stimulus checks. But can we keep the spending up? Nancy Marshall Genzer has the story.
Posted In: Retail

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Coast to Coast Motel
Blinking Lights and Other Revelations
Surfer Rosa
Live in San Francisco at Stern Grove

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