Jul 16, 2010

Marketplace for Friday, July 16, 2010

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Marketplace for Friday, July 16, 2010

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SEC v. Goldman Sachs: Who won?

Jul 16, 2010
The Securities and Exchange Commission settled with Goldman Sachs & Co. yesterday for $550 million for civil fraud charges of misleading investors -- $300 million in fines, and the rest as compensation for investors who lost money. But who wins in this situation?

Speed cameras: Good or bad?

Jul 16, 2010
Arizona shut down the speed cameras that patrolled some of the state's roads -- were they a success or a failure? Depends on who you ask.

Was Apple really sorry about the iPhone 4?

Jul 16, 2010
Apple CEO Steve Jobs held a conference today regarding the iPhone 4 and he offered a fix for the phone's reception problem -- a special case -- but he didn't seem too apologetic.

Many banks not understanding of Gulf businessmen

Jul 16, 2010
Oil may no longer be spilling into the Gulf, but it still leaves many Gulf businessmen at the mercy of banks and creditors who may not be sympathetic to their circumstances.

Weekly Wrap: Financial regulation and banks

Jul 16, 2010
Marketplace's Tess Vigeland speaks with Felix Salmon from Reuters and CNBC's John Carney about the big week for financial regulation and big banks.

UK may eliminate national census

Jul 16, 2010
The 2011 British national census may be its last -- many are questioning the value of the information and the $700 million price tag isn't appealing for a country with financial concerns of its own.

Small Talk: Airline fees, New York subways, and retro stamps

Jul 16, 2010
Marketplace's Brendan Newnam and Rico Gagliano chat with fellow staffers Tess Vigeland, Paddy Hirsch, and Jeremy Hobson about airline baggage fees, New York subways, and funny stamps

Pop-up 'restaurants' deliver food direct to consumer

Jul 16, 2010
Chefs in the Bay Area are ditching the brick-and-mortar restaurant in lieu of more mobile approach - taking orders over the Internet and delivering food direct to the consumer. April Dembosky reports from Oakland, Calif.

Music from the episode

I'm Branded Los Straitjackets
I'm Gone Oddisee