Segments From this episode
Kai Ryssdal talks to Leigh Gallagher from Fortune magazine and Sudeep Reddy from the Wall Street Journal about the dismantling of Fannie and Freddie Mac and what they hope and expect to see with the federal budget.
From Egypt to Jordan to Yemen, people want democracy in the Middle East. But investors can sometimes punish new democracies for their lack of "stability."
Nokia outfits its phones with Windows 7 in a move to rebuild its business and grab a piece of the last untapped phone market: Cell phone users who have yet to make the switch to smartphones.
A California Court has ruled that retailers can no longer ask consumers who use credit cards for their zip codes, and then store the numbers. The move is a big blow to retailers who profited from using, and selling, that information.
Rico Gagliano and Brendan Newnam talk to Marketplace staffers about the stories that didn't make the headlines. This week: the most expensive game in history, a new way to heat up the swimming pool, and a real-life thinking cap.
Marketplace for Friday, February 11, 2011
Music from the episode
Saint Ignatius Belsse The Insane Warrior
Hearts On Fire - Holy Ghost! Remix Cut Copy