Jun 16, 2011

Marketplace for June 16, 2011

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Marketplace for June 16, 2011

Segments From this episode

Using failure as a way to succeed

Jun 16, 2011
You can learn a lot from failure. But focusing solely on the act of failing doesn't tell the whole truth about success.

The consequences of a possible Greek default

Jun 16, 2011
If Greece defaults on its debt, the consequences for the global economic system could be dire but there is hope of avoiding a worst case scenario.

Annual economic gathering kicks off in Russia

Jun 16, 2011
Business and political leaders from across the world gather today in St. Petersburg, Russia, to attend the city's big annual economic forum.

The future is... fewer beaches

Jun 16, 2011
Hawaii's famed beaches, like Waikiki, are washing away due to rising sea levels. And managing eroding beaches isn't going to be easy -- or cheap.

In Mozambique, subsidy curbs spark worries

Jun 16, 2011
Mozambique is ending universal subsidies on a range of basic daily necessities, but fears of public unrest mean targeted subsidies remain.

Cost estimate for a non-war

Jun 16, 2011
President Obama says U.S. action in Libya doesn't fall under War Powers Act -- and its cost is limited.

Wall Street, Washington talk nice -- for a change

Jun 16, 2011
Treasury officials and hedge fund managers meet to discuss a new initiative for Wall Street to help finance big public works.

Probationers could be allowed to work on farms in Georgia

Jun 16, 2011
In response to the state's new strict immigration law, and the shortage of farmers that followed, Georgia governor Nathan Deal has proposed allowing probationers to fill the void on farms.

Music from the episode

Go With You Toro y Moi
Surprise Hotel Fool's Gold