Sep 23, 2011

Marketplace for September 23, 2011

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Marketplace for September 23, 2011

Segments From this episode

The curse of being first

Sep 23, 2011
"Moneyball" opens this weekend in theaters. And the movie is more than just a story about baseball.

Germany suffering from bailout fatigue

Sep 23, 2011
As the German parliament prepares to vote on another multi-billion euro loan to Greece, many Germans wonder when enough is enough.

Congress could deal a blow to the economy

Sep 23, 2011
The Senate rejected a House plan to fund the government past mid-November. A fight over a few billion dollars in disaster relief funding for FEMA carries big risks.

Weekly Wrap: Tanking markets, government shutdown

Sep 23, 2011
Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: How to feel after another drop in the global markets, what to expect from the IMF and G20 meetings, and the possibility of a government shutdown.

NBA labor dispute leads to canceled preseason games

Sep 23, 2011
It's not clear when the NBA lockout will end, or if all 30 teams in the cash-strapped league will survive.

Facebook's new changes, and its goals for the future

Sep 23, 2011
Facebook introduced a redesign on the site at a conference yesterday. The changes reflect the company's goal of building a better recommendation engine.

Sears turns to sublets

Sep 23, 2011
Sears, and sister store Kmart, take in roommates to help pay the rent.

Music from the episode

Sweet Child O' Mine Vitamin String Quartet
Narrow Sun Fool's Gold