Marketplace for Thursday, May 16, 2013
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We've got former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on the show to talk about the release of his new book, “Rumsfeld’s Rules: Leadership Lessons in Business, Politics, War, and Life," but in other news, the IRS scandal has heated up. How did it get itself into such a mess? Plus, Bitcoin again. The U.S. has made its first move to crackdown, by using anti-money laundering laws to freeze a bank account of the biggest Bitcoin exchange. What impact will that have and what’s yet to come?
Posted In: bitcoin, dwolla
The U.S. has made its first move to crackdown on Bitcoin, by using anti-money laundering laws to freeze funds of the biggest Bitcoin trading exchange.
Posted In: Science, space, Kepler, space exploration
Space scientists say Kepler has already found enough potential and confirmed planets to keep them busy for years.
Posted In: Japan, Shinzo Abe
Policies taken by the head of Japan are helping the country finally bounce back after decades of trouble. But is it enough -- and will it continue?