Oct 21, 2011

Marketplace for October 21, 2011

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Listen to the latest episode of Marketplace with Host Kai Rysdall. Today on the program: The future of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and more headlines from Wall Street and Main Street.

Segments From this episode

Want to drive a NYC taxi? It could cost you $1 million

Oct 21, 2011
This final note today. Taxicabs are a regular sight along New York City's busy streets. But you can't drive one without a taxi medallion, an alum...

A 'letter' to Goldman shareholders

Oct 21, 2011
Commentator and humorist Andy Borowitz imagines correspondence from the offices of Goldman Sachs.

News Corp. on the grill

Oct 21, 2011
Rupert Murdoch faces shareholders at today's annual meeting in Los Angeles

Weekly Wrap: Greece and Obama's jobs plan

Oct 21, 2011
Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: more aid for Greece, and the roadblocks for the president's jobs act.

Wal-Mart announces cutbacks on employee health care

Oct 21, 2011
It's going to stop offering health insurance to any new hires who work less than 24 hours a week and up the premiums for full-time employees.

Will new ACO regulations help with health care costs?

Oct 21, 2011
Reporter Gregory Warner discusses the new health care regulations that will change how doctors and hospitals get paid.

EPA announces plans to regulate "fracking"

Oct 21, 2011
The natural gas drilling technique has usher in a market revolution with controversial environmental consequences.

Scotland's governing party urges split from U.K.

Oct 21, 2011
The Scottish National Party is holding its annual conference. It wants Scotland to be politically and economically independent of the U.K.

Listen to the latest episode of Marketplace with Host Kai Rysdall. Today on the program: The future of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and more headlines from Wall Street and Main Street.

Music from the episode

A Man's A Man For A' That Sheena Wellington
Swear Inc.