Aug 25, 2011

Marketplace for August 25, 2011

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Marketplace for August 25, 2011

Segments From this episode

Making professors more productive

Aug 25, 2011
The University of Texas has a plan to get more out of its faculty

This downturn economy is different from the rest

Aug 25, 2011
Our current economic troubles have often been compared to those of the past, like the Depression of the 1930s. But how is it different?

What Warren Buffett wants...

Aug 25, 2011
The famed investor wanted a piece of Bank of America after its stock had been beaten down. And Bank of America eventually decided it could use an investment -- $5 billion -- from Buffett.

The Jobs effect

Aug 25, 2011
Steve Jobs' management style has spread beyond Apple.

Arctic rush freezes out enviros

Aug 25, 2011
Environmental concerns fall by the wayside as nations begin planning Arctic developments

Will pledge to withhold campaign donations work?

Aug 25, 2011
Maggie Wilderotter, CEO of Frontier Communications, discusses why she supports a movement among business leaders to halt campaign contributions to Washington lawmakers.

Music from the episode

Dani California Red Hot Chili Peppers