Jun 22, 2011

Marketplace for June 22, 2011

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Marketplace for June 22, 2011

Segments From this episode

The costs of Arab economic security

Jun 22, 2011
For citizens of the UAE, most of life -- economics, social status -- is taken of. But there are hidden costs.

The Swedish lesson

Jun 22, 2011
Greece continues to grapple with its debt crisis. But there are other European countries that have managed to regain their economic footing in this climate.

Federal Reserve ends its stimulus

Jun 22, 2011
Whether quantitative easing helped the U.S. economy -- or how much -- is still debated.

G-20 ministers discuss food security

Jun 22, 2011
Agriculture ministers from the G-20 meet in Paris to discuss ways of curbing food price rises and ending hunger.

Letters: Mozambique, political golf, and failure

Jun 22, 2011
Going over listeners' responses to past broadcasts. This week: cutting subsidies on basics doesn't just affect developing countries, business decisions made on the greens, and the meaning of "unambiguous" failure.

Google gets 1 billion 'unique' visitors

Jun 22, 2011
That's more than Facebook. But unique isn't always best.

Even hedge-fund stars stumble

Jun 22, 2011
John Paulson has made billions on big bets, but his investment in a Chinese forestry company shows how difficult investing in China can be.

The economic impact of the Afghanistan troop drawdown

Jun 23, 2011
Washington bureau chief John Dimsdale discusses what President Obama had to say in his speech about the Afghanistan troop withdrawal and looks at the economic impact it might have.

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