Jul 11, 2011

Marketplace for July 11, 2011


Marketplace for July 11, 2011

Segments From this episode

EU leaders focus on troubled Italy

Jul 11, 2011
EU policymakers met today in Rome to discuss the European debt crisis. Italy is in the spotlight and may be the next Eurozone member to default.

Media tycoon's bid for U.K. broadcaster delayed

Jul 11, 2011
Britain's government has referred Rupert Murdoch's bid to take full ownership of British broadcasting company BSkyB to its competition watchdog.

Rise in consumer credit shows a split economy

Jul 11, 2011
Some Americans tap credit card lines to pay bills; more fortunate consumers are getting loans. Credit growth is inhibited by stagnant wages.
A man holds up some credit and debit cards
Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Baseball gets eco-friendly

Jul 11, 2011
Major League Baseball teams are recycling, swapping out light bulbs, and anything else they can do to cut down on greenhouse gases.

Past meets present meets future in downtown Shanghai

Jul 11, 2011
Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal takes a walk through downtown Shanghai with China-watcher and analyst Jim McGregor. They take a look at China's changed role in the global economy and its importance to the United States and the global economic recovery.

The debt talks: Democrats, Republicans and you

Jul 11, 2011
The latest in the political discourse concerning the debt ceiling, and what people on the streets are saying.

Music from the episode

Bye Bye Disco 新褲子
Anything New Bibio
Simply Put Georgia Anne Muldrow
The Matador Has Fallen Danger Mouse, Daniele Luppi