Marketplace for Friday, July 3, 2015
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On today's show wrap up: the week's business news, a look at Phil Knight's impact on Nike, and we contemplate a massive heath care merger. Plus: a conversation with FCC chair Tom Wheeler and the new Battle of the Alamo.
Segments From this episode
New battle erupts over future of the Alamo
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas were removed as caretakers of the Alamo.
Aetna announces deal to buy Humana
The purchase price is $37 billion, creating the largest merger between two health care companies.
Nike prepares for life after Phil Knight
The Nike founder will step down, passing on a company at the top of its global game.
Greece heads to crucial referendum
Greeks' vote Sunday may determine whether they stay in the eurozone.
Weekly Wrap: College tuition, Whole Foods and Uber
Before the holiday weekend, let's look back on the economic week that was.
The FCC is busy enforcing net neutrality
The Internet is redefining all of our lives and it needs a little regulation. Cue the FCC.
Now you can authorize mobile payments with a selfie
Buy some coffee, take a selfie. Buy a shirt, take a selfie. Buy some ice cream...
On today’s show wrap up: the week’s business news, a look at Phil Knight’s impact on Nike, and we contemplate a massive heath care merger. Plus: a conversation with FCC chair Tom Wheeler and the new Battle of the Alamo.
Music from the episode
1 Thing Amerie
Gold Silver Diamond Generationals
Fever The Black Keys
Souls Hippo Campus
Fidelity Regina Spektor