Oct 11, 2011

Marketplace for October 11, 2011

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Marketplace for October 11, 2011

Segments From this episode

Congress blocks jobs bill

Oct 11, 2011
The Senate has rejected President Obama's jobs bill, but a Plan B is already taking shape.

100 Abandoned Houses tell the story of today's Detroit

Oct 11, 2011
Photographer Kevin Bauman discusses his project, 100 Abandoned Houses, and why he decided to take pictures of Detroit's abandoned homes.

Slovakia's surprising role in the eurozone crisis

Oct 11, 2011
The small country finds itself in a very significant position as it decides on whether to contribute to the eurozone bailout fund.

In China, online dating has a traditional twist

Oct 11, 2011
Online dating sites in China are flourishing, with some sites reviving the use of traditional personal matchmakers.

Alternative indicators: Measuring the economy a bit differently

Oct 11, 2011
David Brancaccio discusses some alternative economic indicators that may be under your radar -- or even your clothes.

NBA delay will cause big economic ripples

Oct 11, 2011
The NBA canceled the season's first 100 games due to a labor dispute. Even the loss of a single game has big ramifications for local economies.

Vitamins: More not better

Oct 11, 2011
A new study says too many vitamins and minerals could be harmful.

Music from the episode

Dani California Red Hot Chili Peppers
Brain Freeze Sackcloth Fashion