Jul 13, 2011

Marketplace for July 13, 2011

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Marketplace for July 13, 2011

Segments From this episode

Rupert Murdoch loses BSkyB bid, may lose more

Jul 13, 2011
News Corp. abandons plans to get full ownership of the profitable British network BSkyB. Can Rupert Murdoch bounce back?

A walk to the World Trade Center in one of the largest cities in the world

Jul 13, 2011
Host Kai Ryssdal retraces his steps to the site of Marketplace's 2006 broadcast from Chongqing, China.

Challenges ahead for China

Jul 13, 2011
A booming labor market has made people richer... and pickier.

Putting Americans back to work

Jul 13, 2011
The debt ceiling debate is dominating the headlines. But there's something else more important to this economy.

Bernanke questioned on Capitol Hill

Jul 13, 2011
Lawmakers got their once-in-a-quarter shot at grilling Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke today. Many of the questions appeared to have less to do with matters like stimulus and the debt ceiling, and more to do with representatives' political agendas.

Federal Reserve keeps stimulus options open

Jul 13, 2011
The latest stimulus round is over. But Bernanke tells Congress that if needed, the Fed will act again to try to prime pump the economy.

Electronic Arts buys PopCap

Jul 13, 2011
The video game publisher pays big to go small with mobile games.

Music from the episode

Freedom - Live Twelve Girls Band
Cissy Strut The Meters
Falling Over Evening The Six Parts Seven