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Marketplace for Friday, October 1, 2010
Oct 1, 2010

Marketplace for Friday, October 1, 2010

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Marketplace for Friday, October 1, 2010

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Trans-Atlantic cables for even higher frequency trading

Oct 1, 2010
Because milliseconds matter in the world of high-frequency trading, the new cables being laid between New Jersey and London will take cable speed from 65 milliseconds to below 60 milliseconds.

Predict a bubble, and then what?

Oct 1, 2010
There's a group of high-level financial regulators -- including Timothy Geithner and Ben Bernanke -- who will keep their ears to the ground to predict future bubbles. But what will they do once they predict one?

Some retailers starting to raise prices

Oct 1, 2010
Consumer spending went up a wee bit in August. After two years of selling at bargain prices -- and getting consumers addicted to low low prices -- can retailers start raising prices now?

Weekly Wrap: The Flash Crash, TARP

Oct 1, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Leigh Gallagher from Fortune magazine and John Carney from CNBC about whether they feel better that they know what caused the Flash Crash and if TARP was a success or not.

TIAA-CREF CEO on retirement in times of uncertainty

Oct 1, 2010
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal and Marketplace Money's Tess Vigeland talk to Roger Ferguson, CEO of TIAA-CREF, about retirement after the Great Recession.

Marketers like that you "Like"

Oct 1, 2010
The ubiquitous, but innocuous "Like" button on your favorite retail and media websites is a boon for marketers. Just one click and they access to a full range of your personal details -- and your friends' too.
The "Like" button on the Levi's website.
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Marketplace for Friday, October 1, 2010

Music from the episode

Lara's Theme (From "Doctor Zhivago") The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
I Just Wanna Love You Can You Flow?