Marketplace for Thursday, September 17, 2009

Episode Description 
Marketplace for Thursday, September 17, 2009

10 things not to do on voicemail

Whether you're a fan of voicemail or not, chances are you'll have to leave a message sometime. Here are some tips on what not to do.
Posted In: Science

Hate voicemail? Check this message...

If you haven't checked your voicemail lately, you may be in on a new trend. More people are losing their taste for the service. Beth Teitell reports on what phone companies are doing about it.
Posted In: Science

NFL tackles blackout policy via the web

NFL games that don't sell out aren't televised in local markets, but now you can catch them online at midnight. ESPN writer Tim Keown talks with Kai Ryssdal about the NFL's blackout policy.
Posted In: Sports

Lawmakers' inside advantage to trading

Company executives are forbidden from trading stocks using insider knowledge, but no such law exists to prevent members of Congress from doing so. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Fighting health-care myths isn't healthy

President Obama is on a campaign to build support for his plan to overhaul health care, and to dispel some of the rumors about it. But commentator Farhad Manjoo says that's the wrong thing to do.
Posted In: Health

A guide to capitalism over the years

New York Times columnist Gretchen Morgenson talks with Kai Ryssdal about her book, "The Capitalist's Bible," and how capitalism has changed through the ages.
Posted In: Economy

Ford plans global design for cars

The Ford cars you see in the U.S. are very different from the ones you might find overseas. But not for long. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Auto

Why is it a good time to build?

A Commerce Department report says housing construction rose in August, but the building of single-family homes fell. Jeff Tyler reports on why anyone is building at all.
Posted In: Housing

Music from this show

Click below to purchase songs from this show through our Amazon affiliate.

Rebellion (Lies)
Arcade Fire

Browse the show calendar