Aug 23, 2010

Marketplace for Monday, August 23, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, August 23, 2010

Segments From this episode

Don't fear high-frequency trading

Aug 23, 2010
Commentator Matt Samelson argues that high-frequency trading shouldn't be vilified as a troublemaker, but seen as a type of trading that maximizes value out of the market and corrects mispricing.

2010 job outlook: 'There is reason for hope'

Aug 23, 2010
Bill Radke talks to John Challenger of the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas about the firm's 2010 Labor Day jobs outlook.

Small investors pulling out of U.S. stock funds

Aug 23, 2010
Small investors pulled out from U.S. stock market mutual funds in a big way over the last few months. So where is all that money going? Marketplace's Alisa Roth follows the money.

British arts may have to follow the American way

Aug 23, 2010
With big budget cuts on the horizon, British art organizations are going to have to look beyond the government for funding. Marketplace's Christopher Werth has the story.

Keeping the arts alive, even in a recession

Aug 23, 2010
Bill Radke speaks with Randy Cohen of Americans for the Arts about how contributions to American arts nonprofits have been faring through the recession and why companies and people should support the arts.

Road Warriors: Bonnie Wisnowski

Aug 23, 2010
Bonnie Wisnowski, director of visual presentation for Eileen Fisher, doesn't like to talk to people on the plane. She shares the song she listens to on the plane to help her fall asleep as quickly as possible.

HP and Dell, big suitors for small company

Aug 23, 2010
Just before Hewlett-Packard and Dell offered to buyout 3PAR, a data storage company, 3PAR's investors were deciding whether to sell the company or hold out for better future returns. Marketplace's Janet Babin looks into why 3PAR caught the eye of the two computer giants.

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