Marketplace for Tuesday, July 9, 2013
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LIBOR is back in the headlines. Do we really have to care? (The answer is 'yes', and we'll tell you why). Also, the Twinkie is back. The new owners of the Hostess company has started to manufacture the pastry again, but with fewer operating costs. What's the economic recipe for the new Twinkie?
Posted In: emerging markets
Developing nations haven't weathered the 2008 financial in the same way. One author says we should stop pretending they have.
Posted In: LIBOR, libor scandal
LIBOR is back in the headlines. How does today's news impact me?
Posted In: Jay-Z, samsung, Magna Carta Holy Grail
Samsung came up with what seemed like a cool promotion: give away a million copies of Jay-Z’s new album. But how it handled the giveaway got it the wrong kind of publicity.
Posted In: coffee
A new website can help -- it lets you stream the sound of a local coffee shop to wherever you are
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