Jun 24, 2011

Marketplace for June 24, 2011

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Marketplace for June 24, 2011

Segments From this episode

You Must Go and Win: Life in the indie rock trenches

Jun 24, 2011
Singer/songwriter Alina Simone discusses her new book, life as a struggling musician, and what compels her to continue pursuing music.

Connecticut unions reject givebacks, kill budget

Jun 24, 2011
Layoffs are now likely, as the Constitution State looks to state employees -- and their pay and benefits -- to balance budgets.

The job rule

Jun 24, 2011
Millions of Americans are jobless. Many are now falling into the category of long-term unemployed. So how do you create jobs in this economy?

President could make good on U.S. obligations

Jun 24, 2011
Some scholars say it is illegal for the U.S. to default on its obligations -- and the president could have the bills paid by executive order.

Weekly Wrap: Debt talks hit impasse

Jun 24, 2011
Reviewing the week's news on Wall Street. This week: debt discussions and market volatility.

U.S. tennis tries to net more young players

Jun 24, 2011
The United States Tennis Association has launched a program to hook younger players by shrinking courts and racquets. The hope is to grow interest in the sport and help produce more American champions.

Music from the episode

Cry Baby Nikka Costa
Glitterati Alina Simone
Glitterati Alina Simone