Marketplace Marketplace

with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Friday, December 2, 2011

The unemployment dropped to 8.6 percent in November. Will this trend continue or is this just a one time thing? Meanwhile, the Senate failed to pass a one-year extension of the payroll tax cut. The Walt Disney Company has raised its annual dividend by 50 percent. Businesses are warming up to getting green. We look at what it might take to rebrand the euro's tarnished image. And commentator Bethany McLean asks why Enron, 10 years after it filed for bankruptcy, is still the poster child for corporate corruption.

Listen to the episode

From this Episode

Bethany McLean
Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images

Music from this Show

Browse the Show
Kai Ryssdal

About the Show

Marketplace® is your liaison between economics and life. Noted for timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business news across both audio and digital platforms, Marketplace programs are heard by more than 14 million weekly listeners. This makes the Marketplace portfolio the most widely heard business or economic programming in the country.