Sep 16, 2011

Marketplace for September 16, 2011

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Marketplace for September 16, 2011

Segments From this episode

The Sound of Simon

Sep 16, 2011
Does advertising corrupt pop music? WWPSD -- What would Paul Simon do?

Carnegie Mellon plans Rwanda campus

Sep 16, 2011
The American university opens in Central Africa next year

Weekly Wrap: Europe's ongoing debt crisis

Sep 16, 2011
Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: the continuing story on the European debt crisis.

September consumer sentiment inches up

Sep 16, 2011
Consumer sentiment. Consumer comfort. We've got measures galore on consumers. But do these surveys have any predictive value?
A pedestrian carries a shopping bag as he walks  through the Union Square shopping district in San Francisco, Calif.
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Giving up the job search in your 60s

Sep 16, 2011
A 60-something reflects on the different generations fighting for jobs in the workforce.

Small talk: Baseball beers and surfing the Internet at work

Sep 16, 2011
The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: The non-difference of sizes for beers at baseball stadiums, Windows 8's new "blue screen of death," and surfing the Internet during work is OK in Canada.

The Pacific garbage patch comes home

Sep 16, 2011
Plastic harvested from the giant patch of trash floating in the Pacific Ocean will soon find its way into recycled products

Why Europe needs the Fed's dollars

Sep 16, 2011
The European Central Bank may tap the Fed if private creditors, nervous about a potential debt crisis, refuse to lend dollars to European banks.

Music from the episode

Kodachrome Paul Simon
All I Want LCD Soundsystem