Aug 4, 2011

Marketplace for August 4, 2011

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Marketplace for August 4, 2011

Segments From this episode

Summer Reading: Jennifer Shanley

Aug 4, 2011
Why do you do what you do in terms of your job? Sometimes, a book about succeeding without selling out can help you answer that.

The facets and forces changing New York's Diamond District

Aug 4, 2011
Author Alicia Oltuski discusses the inner workings of New York's diamond industry and some of its most fascinating characters.

Syrian opposition says new sanctions lack clout

Aug 4, 2011
Syria's opposition says U.N. sanctions need to hit the country's profitable oil and banking industries harder if they are to be truly effective

Global economic fears rattle financial markets

Aug 4, 2011
With the U.S. debt ceiling distraction over, investor fears of a global economic slowdown sent Wall Street and overseas markets sharply lower
People walk past the New York Stock Exchange during afternoon trading on Aug. 4, 2011 in New York City.
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Aug 4, 2011
Mid-career internships may be a trend, according to articles on the Internet and anecdotes at dinner parties

Kraft Foods slices itself into two companies

Aug 4, 2011
Kraft will split into separate snack and food companies. It's the latest conglomerate to decide that bigger isn't necessarily better

Hackers spread the word about cybersecurity problems

Aug 4, 2011
Hackers are doing some good this week -- meeting at a conference in Las Vegas to talk about security problems in the tech world and about how to fix them

Music from the episode

Goodbye Kisses Joe Hertz, Pip Millett
Lover of Mine Beach House