Jun 12, 2009

Marketplace for Friday, June 12, 2009

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Marketplace for Friday, June 12, 2009

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Meet the world's biggest asset manager

Jun 12, 2009
U.S. investment firm BlackRock will buy Barclays Global Investors, becoming the world's largest money manager. The combined company will control $2.7 trillion in assets. Amy Scott reports on why you may not have heard about the firm.

FutureGen plant revival boosts coal

Jun 12, 2009
The Obama administration is reviving plans to build the first commercial carbon capture plant in the U.S. Sam Eaton reports on the impact the move might have.

Benefits from the digital TV switch

Jun 12, 2009
TV stations across the country will completely switch from analog to digital, and there are some surprising benefits to the conversion. Joel Rose reports.

Who will work for the super-regulator?

Jun 12, 2009
Plans to create a super-regulator to spot systemic risk in the financial industry will soon be unveiled, and lots of people will be needed for the agency. Commentator Susan Lee sorts out the different candidates.

Bad deals make U.S. bad guy in China

Jun 12, 2009
The 'Made in China' label has taken a beating the past few years. But, as more Chinese export deals to the U.S. go sour, there may be a new bad guy on the block. Scott Tong reports.

Carmakers can learn from racing rivalry

Jun 12, 2009
Playboy Magazine editor and author A.J. Baime talks with Kai Ryssdal about the great racing rivalry between Ford and Ferrari in the 60s and lessons the U.S. auto industry can learn from racing's golden age.

Weekly Wrap: Inflation and regulation

Jun 12, 2009
Fortune's Leigh Gallagher and Clusterstock.com's John Carney talk with Kai Ryssdal about whether we should be concerned about inflation and how the government is missing a chance to regulate the banking industry.

Music from the episode

Choking You Prefuse 73
In The Cave Antonello Paliotti

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