Marketplace for Thursday, June 6, 2013
Episode Teaser Image
Today we head to a graduation, but not just any graduation. It's Oyler School's graduation — the school we've been following for a year. In the news, Verizon is handing over telephone data, but for what? And how is the government going about finding its needles on the digital haystack? Plus, all of the junk in the ocean, documented. The Monterey Bay Aquarium has been doing so for 23 years. Our story is on the cost of the junk: what we paid to get it and what we'll pay to get rid of it.
Posted In: cattle, beef, farming, commodities
For cattle rancher Ken Lenox, the higher price of beef at the store isn't leading to bigger profits.
Posted In: Verizon, data mining, cell phones, terrorism, security
Verizon is reportedly handing the National Security Agency data on every customer's calls. So how does the government go about finding needles on the digital haystack?
Posted In: China's Economy, China, Barack Obama
It'll be President Obama's first visit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping since he took power in March. China Correspondent Rob Schmitz breaks down what's working — and not working — between the world's two biggest economies.
Music from this show
Click below to purchase songs from this show through our Amazon affiliate.