Jul 28, 2011

Marketplace for July 28, 2011

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Marketplace for July 28, 2011

Segments From this episode

If debt deadline is missed, who will get paid?

Jul 28, 2011
At some point, the U.S. government will have to decide who gets paid and who doesn't, if Congress and the president don't agree on a new debt ceiling. Some government obligations will have priority over others

High-profile Chicago development turning condos into apartments

Jul 28, 2011
Waterview Tower was supposed to be the fifth tallest building in Chicago. For three years, it's remained an unfinished shell -- a 25-story monument to the recession. Now it'll be turned into rental units.

U.S. to announce new fuel standards

Jul 28, 2011
After contentious negotiations, automakers' fleets must average 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025

Turkey's diplomatic efforts bring economic boom

Jul 28, 2011
Turkey's "zero problem" policy means good relations with all its neighbors. It has reaped economic benefits with this approach.

Fishermen become farmers at 'Cod Academy'

Jul 28, 2011
Aquaculture is gaining popularity. Now there's a program in Maine to teach old fishermen a new trick: fish farming.

The SEC eyes Groupon

Jul 28, 2011
Exactly what is the Chicago daily deal company trying to sell investors?

Looking at the relief and recovery of Haiti

Jul 28, 2011
Dr. Paul Farmer, the U.N.'s deputy special envoy to Haiti, on how the island nation is recovering and whether its aid money is being used wisely

Music from the episode

Valerie - Live At BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge, London / 2007 Amy Winehouse