May 31, 2010

Marketplace for Monday, May 31, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, May 31, 2010

Segments From this episode

Continued oil leak hurts Gulf businesses

May 31, 2010
It looks like BP's massive oil spill won't be stopped until August, when two relief wells are finished. That dire news has people who make their living from the Gulf rethinking their plans for surviving the spill. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Big hurdles to overcome in climate talks

May 31, 2010
Delegates from 185 nations are gathering in Bonn, Germany, for the biggest international talks on climate change since the ill-fated U.N. summit in Copenhagen. Delegates will try to set the groundwork for a binding pact to fight global warming. Kyle James reports.

Paying for car rental without credit card

May 31, 2010
Car travel this weekend is expected to increase almost 6% from last Memorial Day, according to the AAA. And many of those cars will be rentals. But what if you want to rent a car and you don't have a credit card? Gregory Warner reports.

A push for changes in Post-9/11 GI Bill

May 31, 2010
Tim Embree, legislative associate from Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America talks with Bob Moon about changes his group is pushing in the Post-9/11 GI Bill and problems that exist for troops entering the workforce.

Why we don't know why the Dow fell

May 31, 2010
Nearly a month out, regulators say we may never pinpoint the cause of the Dow's big May 6th tumble. Peter Cohan, market analyst at Peter Cohan & Associates, talks with Bob Moon about why we don't know what happened when the Dow crashed that day.

Music from the episode

Your Memory Rachel Garlin
Crazy Gnarls Barkley