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Marketplace for Monday, January 20, 2014
Jan 20, 2014

Marketplace for Monday, January 20, 2014

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What do traders and market-watchers do when some major global markets, like Wall Street, close and others remain open? Only a small number of uninsured people have signed up through the government healthcare exchanges so far. What will that mean for the future of the ACA? Wish you had Fridays off? Malaysia’s southern state of Johor is making Friday officially part of the weekend. The unintended consequences of using chemicals to kill rats, and a look at the latest technology that can help job seekers and employers find their perfect match.

Segments From this episode

Looking for a job? How new tech is helping companies find potential employees

Jan 20, 2014
A look at the latest technology that can help job seekers and employers find their perfect match.

Open for business on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 20, 2014
How businesses observe Martin Luther King Day has changed over time.

If the DOW is closed for a holiday and no one is around to trade, does it still make a sound?

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Jan 20, 2014
What happens when some major global markets close for a holiday and others remain open?

Johor in Malaysia moves weekends to Friday and Saturday

Jan 20, 2014
Malaysia’s southern state of Johor is starting their weekends a day early; what this could mean for foreign investment.

The history of coal as a brand

Jan 20, 2014
Coal may be synonymous with pollution but as coal historian Barbara Freese found, that wasn’t always the case.

Who's enrolling for health insurance? Not the uninsured

Jan 20, 2014
Our health reporter Dan Gorenstein looks at why it matters.

The food chain of rodenticide

Jan 20, 2014
Most people would be happy to get rid of rat problems, but that can lead to effects on other wildlife, too.

Cheap seats anything but at the Super Bowl

Jan 20, 2014
Have $2500 to spare? Might we suggest sitting on the last row at the Super Bowl?

What do traders and market-watchers do when some major global markets, like Wall Street, close and others remain open? Only a small number of uninsured people have signed up through the government healthcare exchanges so far. What will that mean for the future of the ACA? Wish you had Fridays off? Malaysia’s southern state of Johor is making Friday officially part of the weekend. The unintended consequences of using chemicals to kill rats, and a look at the latest technology that can help job seekers and employers find their perfect match.

Music from the episode

The Light The Album Leaf
Still D.R.E. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg
Last Fare Little People
Acceptable in the 80's Calvin Harris
Shakara Fela Kuti
Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa Vampire Weekend