Marketplace for Friday, April 24, 2015
Apr 24, 2015

Marketplace for Friday, April 24, 2015

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Now we know the size and scope of Amazon's growth engine: its cloud services. They're pretty powerful. But Marketplace reporter Sabri Ben-Achour reports, the competition is coming on strong, and it's going to take some big investment for Amazon to hold its own, even with its big lead.   Next, the match-up between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao has finally been confirmed, with the event set to take in millions of dollars. Kenneth Shropshire from the Wharton Sports Business Initiative joins us to talk about the much-anticipated fight. 

 

Segments From this episode

Nursing home care is changing, and it may save money

Apr 24, 2015
A program sends doctors into nursing homes, instead of patients into hospitals.

The business behind the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

Apr 24, 2015
Years in the making, the match is set to bring in some serious cash.

CinemaCon: Where Hollywood entices theater owners

Apr 24, 2015
The star-studded, news-breaking film industry convention is for insiders only.

The complicated formula — and incentives — behind CEO pay

Apr 24, 2015
What's the best way to pay a CEO?

Amazon's cloud services rain profits

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Apr 24, 2015
Amazon dominates the cloud sector — a market it created.

How much paper would it take to print the Internet?

Apr 24, 2015
U.K. college students calculated how much paper it would take to print the Internet.

Weekly Wrap: Nasdaq, Greece and Comcast

Apr 24, 2015
Kai's weekly chat about the week in business news.

Now we know the size and scope of Amazon’s growth engine: its cloud services. They’re pretty powerful. But Marketplace reporter Sabri Ben-Achour reports, the competition is coming on strong, and it’s going to take some big investment for Amazon to hold its own, even with its big lead.   Next, the match-up between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao has finally been confirmed, with the event set to take in millions of dollars. Kenneth Shropshire from the Wharton Sports Business Initiative joins us to talk about the much-anticipated fight. 

 

Music from the episode

Valerie - '68 Version Amy Winehouse
Leaving Los Feliz Mark Ronson, Kevin Parker