Sep 30, 2011

Marketplace for September 30, 2011

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Marketplace for September 30, 2011

Segments From this episode

Enough with being against Washington

Sep 30, 2011
Most Americans are not happy about what's going on in Washington. But commentator Rob Walker says playing the blame game isn't going to get us anywhere.

The new standard for chocolate

Sep 30, 2011
The discovery of new cacao varietals in the Peruvian highlands could establish the first ever chocolate terriors.

Weekly Wrap: Spending up, and more on Europe

Sep 30, 2011
Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: Opinions on the new economic numbers, stalled hiring and the latest on Europe.

Post office estimates $10 billion loss

Sep 30, 2011
Congress, the White House and the Postmaster General have lots of ideas about how to cut costs. One of them is no more Saturday delivery.

Syria could be on brink of civil war

Sep 30, 2011
The Syrian protests are currently the longest-running in the Arab Spring. The New York Times' Anthony Shadid discusses whether the government is about to crack.

Bank of America to charge for debit card use

Sep 30, 2011
The fee is the latest move by big banks to recoup revenue lost due to laws and regulations that followed the financial crisis.

Looking at 'How To Make it in America'

Sep 30, 2011
Ian Edelman, creator of the HBO's "How To Make it in America," discusses the inspiration behind the show. And actor Victor Rasuk talks about what to expect in its second season.

Music from the episode

One Chance Apollo Brown
Fixed Income DJ Shadow