Mar 11, 2011

Marketplace for March 11, 2011

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Marketplace for March 11, 2011

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Small talk: The YouTube degree, Phil Collins retires

Mar 11, 2011
Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Galigano talk with fellow Marketplace staffers about under-the-radar business stories involving Facebook bullies, the YouTube degree and Phil Collins' retirement.

Weekly Wrap: The budget, oil prices

Mar 11, 2011
Kai Ryssdal goes over the past week's financial news with Sudeep Reddy from the Wall Street Journal and Leigh Gallagher from Fortune Magazine. This week: The budget fight in Washington, and the oil bubble.

The economic recovery ahead for Japan

Mar 11, 2011
The Economist's bureau chief in Japan, Kenneth Cukier, talks about how Japan might recover from this earthquake economically.

The effectiveness of Japan's earthquake early-warning system

Mar 11, 2011
The Japanese had invested more than a decade and hundreds of millions of dollars into an early-warning system that might have saved a number of lives today.

Investing in female entrepreneurs in Afghanistan

Mar 11, 2011
Author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon discusses the challenges facing Afghan businesswomen.

Illinois expands sales tax for online purchases

Mar 11, 2011
New laws seeks to raise revenue from e-commerce by requiring Illinois-based affiliates of online retailers like Amazon.com to collect sales tax.

The complications of health reform's accountable care organizations

Mar 11, 2011
The health reform law will be encouraging doctors, hospitals and insurance companies to work together in caring for Medicare patients through what are called accountable care organizations. But will they work?

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The Holograms Fol Chen