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Marketplace for Friday, September 13, 2013
Sep 13, 2013

Marketplace for Friday, September 13, 2013

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Twitter is going public. It announced the news yesterday, in a tweet, and now the world is all a-twitter about how good an investment the company might really be. Problem is, no-one quite knows how it makes money, and the company isn't telling. At least, not yet. Oh, and Sarah Jessica Parker has a new shoe line. Better late than never.

Segments From this episode

When the financial crisis met pop culture

Sep 12, 2013
How the bad banks, home foreclosures and layoffs of the financial crisis found their way into pop culture.

Greeks using computers at work lose extra holiday

Sep 13, 2013
The Greek government has scrapped a 24-year-old perk enjoyed by public sector workers.

How the @### is Twitter going to make money?

Sep 13, 2013
Twitter's going public! But no-one quite knows how the company expects to generate revenue. And for now, Twitter's not telling.

Coming soon: Sarah Jessica Parker shoes

Sep 13, 2013
Sarah Jessica Parker will launch a line of shoes at Nordstrom in early 2014. But they may not be what you are expecting.

Hank Paulson on financial system five years later: "I am concerned"

Sep 13, 2013
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson talks about stabilizing the U.S. economy and financial system, and the work that still needs to be done.

After Lehman: What did we learn?

Sep 13, 2013
A Weekly Wrap look back at the events of five years ago.

Summers at center of unusually public fight over Fed

Sep 13, 2013
Larry Summers, widely thought to be on the short list of candidates to lead the Federal Reserve, has been criticized for his policies and his personality.

Twitter is going public. It announced the news yesterday, in a tweet, and now the world is all a-twitter about how good an investment the company might really be. Problem is, no-one quite knows how it makes money, and the company isn’t telling. At least, not yet. Oh, and Sarah Jessica Parker has a new shoe line. Better late than never.

Music from the episode

Enough Dujeous
Paper Planes - DFA Remix M.I.A.