Feb 15, 2010

Marketplace for Monday, February 15, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, February 15, 2010

Segments From this episode

Greece faces questions from eurozone

Feb 15, 2010
Just as European finance ministers were meeting on a bailout for Greece, questions surfaced on whether the Greek government used derivative contracts concocted by Wall Street banks to hide the country's budget problems. Europe correspondent Stephen Beard talks the details with Bob Moon.

Telecom companies take on Apple

Feb 15, 2010
At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, more than two dozen wireless carriers and handset makers announced they're coming together to create a communal site for cell phone applications. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
A banner advertises the 2010 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
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What will the Olympics cost Vancouver?

Feb 15, 2010
Being the host city of an Olympics Games can be a big burden. Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, talks with Bob Moon about whether the Canadian city can recover the money it has spent on hosting the Winter Games.

Cleveland restaurants serve up success

Feb 15, 2010
Despite Cleveland's problems with foreclosures and poverty, restaurants keep opening up and prospering. Why? Dan Bobkoff reports.

A slow media movement

Feb 15, 2010
Have Facebook friend requests, cell-phone messages, incessant emails and texts made it impossible to disconnect? Feel overwhelmed? Sally Herships reports on one solution.

The genesis of popular music in the U.S.

Feb 15, 2010
The music industry has a long history of selling sound, but it hasn't always been harmonious. Author David Suisman talks with Bob Moon about the early days of popular music.

Music from the episode

Kansas City Stomp Benny Strickler, Yerba Buena Jazz Band
Sleepwalk The Shadows