Oct 12, 2011

Marketplace for October 12, 2011

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Marketplace for October 12, 2011

Segments From this episode

Congress poised to approve trade pacts

Oct 12, 2011
Trade deals with South Korea, Colombia and Panama are expected to boost exports by $13 billion dollars. But it's a toss up on the jobs front.

Fighting malaria through business ideals

Oct 12, 2011
Armed with business savvy and some insecticide-treated bed nets, philanthropist Ray Chambers is helping bring the death rate from malaria down to zero. Time Magazine's Africa correspondent Alex Perry wrote about his mission in a new book.

Op-ed: Stop Wall Street recruitment on college campuses

Oct 12, 2011
Stanford graduate Teryn Norris discusses why he is concerned about Wall Street recruiters targeting students at universities across the U.S.

Letters: Student loans and Occupy Wall Street

Oct 12, 2011
Going over listener's responses to past broadcasts. This week: student loan forgiveness and our Occupy Wall Street coverage.

Bank health comes under the microscope

Oct 12, 2011
JPMorgan Chase reports earnings Thursday, offering the first look at the banking sector's health as U.S. growth slows and European debt mounts.

David Frum bids farewell to Marketplace

Oct 12, 2011
The long-time Marketplace conservative commentator says he doesn't represent "the view of most people who call themselves Republicans and conservatives"

And the Innovation Award goes to...

Oct 12, 2011
After the successes of the X Prize (just awarded -- oil spill clean up!), innovation awards proliferate.

Blackberry outage spreads to U.S. and Canada

Oct 12, 2011
Day three of a huge glitch in the system may cost Blackberry customers.

Music from the episode

Go With You Toro y Moi
Champions Dan The Automator, Rakaa, Aceyalone
Dame Agua Captain Planet