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Apr 8, 2011

Marketplace for April 8, 2011


Marketplace for April 8, 2011

Segments From this episode

Small talk: Diamond rings at Costco, worst landlords in NYC

Apr 8, 2011
The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Dressing up the dressing room, mapping the worst landlords in New York City and buying bling at Costco.

Portugal: A third bailout for the European Union

Apr 8, 2011
Finance ministers hope Europe's debt crisis will ease after Portugal stabilizes, following Greece and Ireland.

The IRS investigates HSBC for tax evasion

Apr 8, 2011
The IRS wants the banking giant to share information about people evading taxes through accounts in India.

Getting companies to hire

Apr 8, 2011
Small businesses have created thousands of jobs in the last few years. But one aspect of the health care law could prove costly.

Home Depot not a hit in China

Apr 8, 2011
The U.S. chain closes several stores in China, where do-it-yourself home projects aren't popular.

SEC reviewing rules on shares of private firms

Apr 8, 2011
Spurred in part by Facebook, the Securities and Exchange Commission is reviewing rules that limit privately held companies to 499 shareholders.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a media event at Facebok headquarters on April 7, 2011 in Palo Alto, California.
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Weekly Wrap: The government shutdown

Apr 8, 2011
Reviewing the week in Wall Street with Lizzie O'Leary from Bloomberg and Sudeep Reddy from the Wall Street Journal. This week: what happens if the government shuts down.

What happens if the government shuts down

Apr 8, 2011
The possibility of a government shutdown is still pending. So what does this really mean for Washington, its agencies and its employees?

Music from the episode

Spilt Milk Dujeous
Hear My Dear Oddisee
Be First Kaboose
Be Easy Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings