Oct 13, 2011

Marketplace for October 13, 2011

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Marketplace for October 13, 2011

Segments From this episode

Pearson launches free college software

Oct 13, 2011
Textbook publisher shakes up the information management business.

How the Chinese feel about EU, U.S. economic problems

Oct 13, 2011
China correspondent Rob Schmitz discusses why the Chinese believe that the economic crises in the West could harm their economy.

New housing developments geared toward grandparent-led families

Oct 13, 2011
With nearly 3 million grandparents raising children in the U.S., new housing complexes are starting to focus on their needs.

Banks demolish foreclosed homes, raise eyebrows

Oct 13, 2011
Banks faced with the costs of maintaining foreclosed homes are demolishing them instead. This makes economic sense, but it doesn't always look good.

New record for global renewable energy investments

Oct 13, 2011
Then why's it so hard to be a renewable energy company?

Apple and Samsung butt heads over patents

Oct 13, 2011
Both companies are gathering ammunition for what could be the tech equivalent of a nuclear arms race.

Raj Rajaratnam sentenced to 11 years in prison

Oct 13, 2011
Rajaratnam is the biggest insider trader ever caught. So will the major sentencing act as a warning to others? And how does this affect the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators?

Music from the episode

Believer John Maus
Someone Like Me Röyksopp