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Marketplace for Friday, May 17, 2013
May 17, 2013

Marketplace for Friday, May 17, 2013

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It's a big weekend in mental health — the diagnotic bible, the DSM5 is set to be released. Scientific controversy aside, what is the book really worth? On Wall Street, banks are taking on Bloomberg in the wake of news that  the news service’s reporters snooped on clients through Bloomberg trading terminals. We look at the business implicatins for the company. Also, before you hit the road this weekend, car makers are setting up a new campaign to get you to stop texting and driving. How good has the technology side of this gotten?

Segments From this episode

Connecticut grabs TV business from other states

May 17, 2013
Connecticut may not have the glitz and glamour of L.A. or New York, but what it does have is an increasing number of TV shows.

Shanghai smog: Life in a polluted city

May 17, 2013
Marketplace's Rob Schmitz tells Kai what it's really like to live in smoggy, hazy Shanghai, masks and all.

The effect of colleges divesting from fossil fuels

May 17, 2013
Fossil fuels, the new apartheid? University students want their schools to divest. One college calculates the cost.

A look at Facebook a year after its IPO

May 17, 2013
Facebook's initial stock offering was a debacle for the company and the NASDAQ, but things are looking up

Could Bloomberg lose the trust of Wall Street?

May 17, 2013
Wall Street banks are taking on Bloomberg in the wake of news that the news service’s reporters snooped on clients. Could there be business implications for the company?
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on May 6, 2013 in New York City.
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How much is the DSM-5 worth?

May 17, 2013
The diagnostic mental health bible comes out this weekend and as doctors' manuals go, it's high profile and big money.

A week of scandal and taxes

May 17, 2013
Check out weekend reading picks (not about the IRS scandal) from our Weekly Wrap.

It’s a big weekend in mental health — the diagnotic bible, the DSM5 is set to be released. Scientific controversy aside, what is the book really worth? On Wall Street, banks are taking on Bloomberg in the wake of news that  the news service’s reporters snooped on clients through Bloomberg trading terminals. We look at the business implicatins for the company. Also, before you hit the road this weekend, car makers are setting up a new campaign to get you to stop texting and driving. How good has the technology side of this gotten?

Music from the episode

Second Chance Peter Bjorn and John
Second Chance Peter Bjorn and John
Pyramids Frank Ocean
Pyramids Frank Ocean