Jun 8, 2011

Marketplace for June 8, 2011

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Marketplace for June 8, 2011

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China's university students sometimes slack off

Jun 8, 2011
In China, a student's school years are typically very demanding. But when some students get into university, they start to take it easy.

Arizona wildfire could spread to New Mexico

Jun 8, 2011
Disasters, from fires to tornadoes and floods, are smacking states across the country when they don't have the funds to pay for clean up.

Questioning Germany's nuclear power decision

Jun 8, 2011
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Washington D.C. for an official visit. There's one topic that should be on the agenda.

OPEC meeting ends without agreement

Jun 8, 2011
At the latest OPEC meeting in Vienna, Saudi Arabia failed to secure an agreement to lift oil production. The meeting ended in acrimony.

Employers might dump insurance

Jun 8, 2011
A new study says many employers would stop offering workers health coverage under reform.

Letters: The iCloud, green versus green

Jun 8, 2011
Going over listeners' responses to past broadcasts. This week: the importance of the iCloud, what you're really thinking about while walking down grocery aisles and the green versus green debate.

Obama calls for more job training in manufacturing

Jun 8, 2011
In a speech today, President Obama announced a plan for an expanded federal job training program for the manufacturing sector, hoping to jumpstart the industry and provide more education for young people.

Business model for big gaming companies under attack

Jun 8, 2011
Marketplace's Steve Henn discusses how the gaming business is doing from the E3 Conference in Los Angeles.

Music from the episode

Imuluk Sulumi
Imuluk Sulumi