Aug 12, 2011

Marketplace for August 12, 2011

HTML EMBED:
COPY

Marketplace for August 12, 2011

Segments From this episode

Weekly Wrap: Stock market drama

Aug 12, 2011
Reviewing the week's news on Wall Street. This week: the aftermath of the S&P downgrade decision and how it's affecting how we live

Marketplace on the road: How everyday people are coping with the economy

Aug 12, 2011
We take the show to the City of Commerce, to talk about how the economy is affecting us all

How local government translates big economic news

Aug 12, 2011
The downgrade and the fears of a double-dip recession are making news in Washington, but how are local governments assessing the future? The City of Commerce's city administrator offers his point of view

Market tremors cause real-world worries for Commerce businessman

Aug 12, 2011
The president of NicoNat furniture company in Commerce tells us how the stock market gyrations and the overall economy is affecting his company

Business customers help Smart & Final thrive in weak economy

Aug 12, 2011
Smart & Final President Dave Hirz discusses why his business is doing so well compared to conventional grocery stores right now and how President Obama can create jobs.
Smart & Final President Dave Hirz.
Smart & Final

The state of the U.S. bond market

Aug 12, 2011
The markets have been going back and forth since news of the S&P downgrade, but is U.S. credit really in bad shape?

Music from the episode