Oct 7, 2011

Marketplace for October 7, 2011

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Marketplace for October 7, 2011

Segments From this episode

Can anything be done to help the U.S. economy before Election Day?

Oct 7, 2011
Qorvis Communications' Stan Collender discusses the political side to managing the U.S. economy and what happens after Election Day if partisanship is so engrained.

Weekly Wrap: Occupy Wall Street, Dexia

Oct 7, 2011
Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: the Occupy Wall Street protests and whether they'll make a difference; the stagnant economy; and if more Dexias are out there.

U.S. eyes medical marijuana industry

Oct 7, 2011
A Department of Justice announcement today indicates a shift to target dispensaries.

Jobs added in September

Oct 7, 2011
The 103,000 new jobs are better than the number of jobs added over the summer. But the long-term picture is another thing.

Fox survives to 25

Oct 7, 2011
Against big odds, the Fox network turned the Big 3 into the Big 4.

Troops returning from war face a tough job market

Oct 7, 2011
Veterans looking to stay out of the unemployment line try to figure out if their combat experiences can become marketable job skills at home.

Europe tries to calculate a bailout fund

Oct 7, 2011
Two billion euros or four? The eurozone bailout number is more about the psychology of preventing a panic than the math of covering bank losses.

Setting the record straight on Apple

Oct 7, 2011
Marketplace Tech Report host John Moe helps us get the facts straight on Apple and its products.

Music from the episode

To Go Home M. Ward
Let's Call It Off - Single Version Peter Bjorn and John
Helena Beat Foster The People
Swagger Mocean Worker
Swagger Mocean Worker