Aug 31, 2011

Marketplace for August 31, 2011

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Marketplace for August 31, 2011

Segments From this episode

The return of stimulus

Aug 31, 2011
President Obama calls on Congress to pass spending bill to help job creation.

Let's call it Hurricane Euro

Aug 31, 2011
Hurricane Irene could cause more than $10 billion in damage. But there's another storm brewing that might cost more.

Letters: Professor productivity, a vocabulary lesson

Aug 31, 2011
Going over listeners' responses to past broadcasts. This week: tracking professor productivity, a history lesson on the military and oil, and a vocabulary lesson.

U.S. sues to block AT&T's takeover of T-Mobile

Aug 31, 2011
The Justice Department sues to scuttle the proposed $39 billion deal, saying AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile merger would reduce competition for cell phone service.
AT&T and T-Mobile logos.
Darren Carroll/Getty Images/JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Little Secrets Passion Pit
Rock & Folk Marc Grau
Found a Job - Live Talking Heads