Sep 15, 2011

Marketplace for September 15, 2011

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Marketplace for September 15, 2011

Segments From this episode

Looking back to the beginning of economics

Sep 15, 2011
A new book takes a look at the relatively recent rise of economics and economists, and how those first ideas are still affecting today's world.

A medical mecca rises in suburban Detroit

Sep 15, 2011
And creates thousands of health care jobs. But at what cost?

Why green jobs have been slow to grow

Sep 15, 2011
Green jobs were supposed to help lead us to recovery, but roadblocks have killed a lot of potential.

Europe to receive billions of dollars from central banks

Sep 15, 2011
Global economic powers try to keep the debt crisis in Europe from becoming a credit crisis with short-term loans.

Swiss bank hit by alleged rogue trader

Sep 15, 2011
The $2 billion loss raises the question: Three years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, can banks control risk?

Working contract-to-contract in your 40s

Sep 15, 2011
A newly turned 50-year-old talks about the kinds of obstacles faced when doing contract work as a job.

Music from the episode

Gone With The Sunset Damu The Fudgemunk
Oh Detroit, Lift Up Your Weary Head! (Rebuild! Restore! Reconsider!) Sufjan Stevens