Sep 4, 2009

Marketplace for Friday, September 4, 2009

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Marketplace for Friday, September 4, 2009

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ESPN's leap into the major leagues

Sep 4, 2009
ESPN President George Bodenheimer got his start in the mailroom 29 years ago, back when a 24-hour sports network was considered a crazy idea. He talks about what ESPN means for sports today.

So, what's a healthy job market again?

Sep 4, 2009
Unemployment jumped again in August, but the number of jobs lost is the smallest number in a year. Bad or good news? Mitchell Hartman reports on what a healthy job market is supposed to look like.

Investors take on more risks

Sep 4, 2009
Junk-rate companies in emerging markets sold more debt in the last seven weeks than they have in the last year. Jeremy Hobson reports on an increasing appetite for risk.

Is E-Verify too demanding on business?

Sep 4, 2009
Federal contractors will soon be required to use the E-Verify system to confirm their employees' eligibility to work in the U.S. Jeff Tyler reports.

'I was laid off, now I'm laid on'

Sep 4, 2009
Lots of people are still out of work, but some are starting to ease back in, like commentator Glenn Miller. But he's not quite sure what to make of it.

Weekly Wrap: Reforming the banks

Sep 4, 2009
Clusterstock's John Carney and Reuters blogger Felix Salmon talk with Kai Ryssdal about Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's plans to regulate the financial system.

Where did the weekend come from?

Sep 4, 2009
Right now millions of Americans are probably counting the minutes until their weekend starts. But the idea of a weekend is a pretty new concept. Krissy Clark reports.

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