Segments From this episode
News this week surrounded some very important people -- bailed-out bank CEOs and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. Kai Ryssdal speaks about the banking system with The Wall Street Journal's Heidi Moore and The Atlantic's Megan McCardle.
Microsoft is gearing up to launch retail stores worldwide to build product buzz and connect with consumers. Will the company be able to re-brand itself to appeal to a larger audience? Mitchell Hartman reports.
Manufacturers are capitalizing on the demand residents in developing countries have for modern amenities. China is exporting fake merchandise to Tanzania to make a quick buck. As Gretchen Wilson reports, these cheap goods come with huge long-term costs.
Marketplace for Friday, Feb. 13, 2009