Apr 16, 2010

Marketplace for Friday, April 16, 2010

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Marketplace for Friday, April 16, 2010

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Airline merger may hurt hubs

Apr 16, 2010
Continental and United are said to be in merger talks. That could be bad news for passengers in cities like Cleveland. Brett Neely reports.

Analytics: It's taking over my life!

Apr 16, 2010
Detailed observers of the NBA playoffs will delve deeply into players' statistics. Commentator and former Marketplace colleague Kevin Arnovitz says that has its downsides.

Weekly Wrap: Goldman fraud fallout

Apr 16, 2010
Fortune Magazine's Leigh Gallagher and The Atlantic Magazine's Megan McArdle talk with Kai Ryssdal about how Goldman Sachs being accused of fraud might affect financial regulation and reflect on the latest Lehman Brothers news.

New site allows you to rate coworkers

Apr 16, 2010
Peter Kazanjy, a co-founder of GetUnvarnished.com, talks with Kai Ryssdal about his new Web site, which lets people rate coworkers anonymously in categories like production and relationships.

SEC charges Goldman Sachs with fraud

Apr 16, 2010
The Securities and Exchange Commission filed its first big lawsuit over alleged Wall Street shenanigans. The SEC charges that Goldman Sachs gave special attention to one client, at the expense of hundreds of others. Mitchell Hartman reports.

Trading business drives B of A profits

Apr 16, 2010
After two quarters of consecutive losses, Bank of America said it earned $3.2 billion this quarter. Why? Alisa Roth reports.

What's a YouTube phenomenon worth?

Apr 16, 2010
How do you make money off a hit YouTube video that's been viewed millions of times? Rico Gagliano finds out.

Comment: The relationship between news and underwriters

Apr 16, 2010
When we report on companies, should we make a special acknowledgment if they are an underwriter? Share your comments and feedback.

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