Marketplace for Friday October 31, 2014
Oct 31, 2014

Marketplace for Friday October 31, 2014

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The U.S., Europe and now Japan are pouring money into their economies to stimulate them. How can they pour in so much money without creating inflation? Plus, a new report shows that Americans pay substantially more for their internet service than people in other countries. And the quality is lower. We examine the details.

Segments From this episode

Why inflation is a central banker's goal

Oct 31, 2014
A moderate rate of inflation is evidence of a growing economy

Weekly Wrap: Elections, inflation and GDP

Oct 31, 2014
Leigh Gallagher, an Assistant Managing Editor at Fortune magazine, and Cardiff Garcia, from the blog FT Alphaville join Kai to talk about the week in review. Listen to the full conversation using the audio player above. Stories You Might Like How much inflation is too much inflation? Voila! Trade war turns to Big Tech, wine […]

Internet in the U.S: High cost, slow service

Oct 31, 2014
Americans pay more than people in other countries for slower internet service.

How seasonal hiring really works

Oct 31, 2014
Companies are relying more on social media.

When it comes to rugby, the US is a developing market

Oct 31, 2014
The sport returns to the Olympics in 2016.

The U.S., Europe and now Japan are pouring money into their economies to stimulate them. How can they pour in so much money without creating inflation? Plus, a new report shows that Americans pay substantially more for their internet service than people in other countries. And the quality is lower. We examine the details.

Music from the episode

Tightrope WALK THE MOON
Motion Sickness Hot Chip
In the Devil's Territory Sufjan Stevens
1977 Ana Tijoux