Aug 22, 2008

Marketplace Report for Friday, August 22, 2008

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Marketplace Report for Friday, August 22, 2008

Segments From this episode

Bernanke: Broaden financial oversight

Aug 22, 2008
The Federal Reserve chairman says the financial storm isn't over, but inflation should ease. He also speaks of ways to discourage the risk-taking that started the credit crunch. Amy Scott reports.

Just how rich are these candidates?

Aug 22, 2008
McCain has seven homes. Obama has one, but it's worth more than a million. Does that mean they're rich? Steve Henn reports on where the presidential candidates fall on a scale of American wealth.

Teen finds sushi fraud using DNA tests

Aug 22, 2008
Recent high school grad Kate Stoeckle and her friend Louisa Strauss made headlines by finding something fishy on their sushi plates. Kai Ryssdal talks to the Manhattan teen.

Big Ben's ticking on 2012 Games

Aug 22, 2008
With the 2008 Summer Olympics ending Sunday in Beijing, Steven Beard checks on preparations for the Summer Games set for London in 2012. He gets an earful from Brits who aren't confident their country has the necessary organizational skills.

Week on Wall Street

Aug 22, 2008
Host Kai Ryssdal goes over the week's big financial stories with stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson in Dallas, Texas. Fannie and Freddie, the Russians and gyrations on the stock market come up.

New Orleans 3 years after Katrina

Aug 22, 2008
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland took a trip to New Orleans recently to see how it's recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina three years ago. She tells Kai Ryssdal about how much reconstruction is yet to be done.

Hot Jobs: Canoe renter

Aug 22, 2008
Ruth Bender remembers how her family was always lending their boat to neighbors when she was growing up in Wisconsin. She turned that memory into a business, renting canoes on the Wisconsin River.

Music from the episode

Nature Of The Experiment Tokyo Police Club
Smile Lily Allen
Dramamine Modest Mouse
He War Cat Power

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