Oct 20, 2011

Marketplace for October 20, 2011

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Marketplace for October 20, 2011

Segments From this episode

After Gaddafi, an uncertain future for rest of Africa

Oct 20, 2011
Gaddafi invested heavily in development projects all over Africa. What happens to the countries and those investments now?

The future of Muammar Gaddafi's assets

Oct 20, 2011
Now that Muammar Gaddafi is dead, attention will turn to the assets he held all over the world, and how the money might be returned back to the Libyan people.

Lousy economy turning up in advertising

Oct 20, 2011
In an effort to connect with consumers, advertisers reference the struggling economy in their pitches. But there are risks.

Looking at the people who work on Wall Street in 'Margin Call'

Oct 20, 2011
Filmmaker JC Chandor discusses his new movie and whether it's easy to make Wall Street workers villains nowadays.

Buy a house, win a visa

Oct 20, 2011
A couple of senators are introducing legislation to grant U.S. visas to foreigners who invest at least half a million dollars in housing.

Southwest fuel hedge misstep

Oct 20, 2011
Southwest looked smart a couple of years ago when it managed to lock in low fuel prices before gas prices surged. Now it, too, has been caught by a volatile fuel market.

Protesters urged to demand "Robin Hood" tax

Oct 20, 2011
Occupy Wall Street protesters are urged to back a 1 percent tax on financial transactions. The idea is already being considered in Europe.

Music from the episode

In the Aeroplane Over the Sea Neutral Milk Hotel
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