Marketplace for Monday, June 6, 2016
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China's high levels of steel production have caused a global glut, and that's not good for their economy or anyone else's; weighing the economic impact of the UK leaving the EU with the Brexit vote a few weeks away; and the story of one hedge fund manager who quit Wall Street to make art.
Segments From this episode
The true story of Iridium, a phone that links every inch of the planet
How the most complex communications satellite network was created against the odds...almost crashed and burned...and was saved.
Despite the times, college grads still flock to big banks
Goldman Sachs received 250,000 applications this hiring season
A former hedge fund manager turns complex financial issues into art
Nelson Saiers wants to say something original about the world he once worked in.
Would Brexit sink Europe's financial capital?
Major figures warn that if Britain exits the EU, London would lose its crown.
Safer oil train transport is coming ... eventually
The train crash and subsequent oil spill in Oregon has renewed calls for safety.
Steel heavy on the minds of U.S. leaders on China visit
China's excess steel production is flooding global markets.
What it's like when your government doesn't have money?
Puerto Rican engineer Javier Alayón tells us how things are going in San Juan.
China’s high levels of steel production have caused a global glut, and that’s not good for their economy or anyone else’s; weighing the economic impact of the UK leaving the EU with the Brexit vote a few weeks away; and the story of one hedge fund manager who quit Wall Street to make art.
Music from the episode
The Colour Of Crumar Mark Ronson, The Business Intl
Andy Last Dinosaurs
Backslider Wild Belle
Elevator Headphone Japancakes
Direction Sackcloth Fashion