Marketplace for Tuesday, July 29, 2008
Host Kai Ryssdal reads listener comments on a few of our recent stories. This week: The yarn industry is tight knit in tough times, defending clotheslines and clearing up a few yellow flags on our Formula 1 coverage.
Commentator and writer Karrie Jacobs continues our series on the best summer beach reads with William Gibson's "Pattern Recognition."
The equipment necessary to stave off wildfires costs a lot of money. Host Kai Ryssdal asks L.A. Times reporters Bettina Boxall and Julie Cart who's making a buck off the blazes.
Trade talks in Geneva derailed today as the U.S., India and China failed to reach an agreement on farm tariffs. Host Kai Ryssdal asks Marketplace's Stephen Beard if this is the end for the Doha round.