Sep 14, 2011

Marketplace for September 14, 2011

HTML EMBED:
COPY

Marketplace for September 14, 2011

Segments From this episode

It's not easy funding green

Sep 14, 2011
Solyndra recently declared bankruptcy. The solar firm has millions in U.S. loan guarantees. What does its failure tell us?

Facebook takes page from Google+

Sep 14, 2011
Facebook rolls out plan for users to group friends in categories. The move is meant to boost revenue by enabling advertisers to target their pitches.
Facebook friend categories
facebook.com

Bike-share system to roll out on New York City streets

Sep 14, 2011
New York joins other big U.S. cities to create short-term bike rentals. But the complicated logistics can make officials' heads spin.

Letters: Saving gas, the elephant in the jobs room

Sep 14, 2011
Going over listeners' responses to past broadcasts. This week: the elephant in the room during discussions about job creation, hearing more upbeat stories and about hypermilers.

Why you should care about Greece's potential default

Sep 14, 2011
If European countries aren't able to repay loans, it affects Americans in a variety of ways, from the value of the dollar to the worth of our investment funds.

Bad economy inspires UAW and automakers to make nice

Sep 14, 2011
With contract negotiations in the final phase, neither unions nor automakers have much leverage.

Emerging BRIC countries may save the eurozone

Sep 14, 2011
The coalition of developing countries including Brazil, India and China are meeting next week, and there are talks that they will be the ones to help the eurozone's crises.

Music from the episode

Fixed Income DJ Shadow
Witness Richard Buckner