Aug 15, 2011

Marketplace for August 15, 2011

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Marketplace for August 15, 2011

Segments From this episode

States get tough with immigration

Aug 15, 2011
Several states this summer have passed immigration bills. And it got commentator Gustavo Arellano thinking about his personal experience... hiring.

Are we in a lost decade?

Aug 15, 2011
Justin Wolfers and Liaquat Ahamed discuss where they think we are economically, and where we might be in 2016 and beyond.

After volatile week, corporate mergers resume

Aug 15, 2011
Stock markets shift from "Manic Monday" to "Merger Monday" as companies swoop in on rivals to expand. Is this a sign of economic optimism?

The joys of repetition

Aug 15, 2011
Why this Monday is (and isn't) different than last Monday (and all Mondays before it)

Why Google wants to buy Motorola Mobility

Aug 15, 2011
Google announced its plan today to buy mobile phone maker Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. The reason for the major purchase comes down to just one word: patents

Depression or recession: What's in a name?

Aug 15, 2011
Sasha Strauss, managing director at Innovation Protocol, discusses why the name of an economic crisis can affect its overall impact.

Music from the episode

Heart of Glass Apollo Brown
Heart of Glass Apollo Brown
Moonshine Matlock
Moonshine Matlock
Paper Planes - DFA Remix M.I.A.
Paper Planes - DFA Remix M.I.A.