Apr 15, 2010

Marketplace for Thursday, April 15, 2010

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Marketplace for Thursday, April 15, 2010

Segments From this episode

Volcanic ash halts European flights

Apr 15, 2010
Ash from an Icelandic volcano eruption has made it too dangerous for planes to fly. Britain shut down its airspace for the first time in its history and several other European nations followed suit. Stephen Beard reports.

Insurers shift costs ahead of health law

Apr 15, 2010
The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee released a report that says insurers are shifting administration costs to make it look like they're spending more on patient care. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

How long can Google keep growing?

Apr 15, 2010
Google announced that its revenues grew 23% in the first quarter of the year. Earnings beat Wall Street expectations, but shares still fell in after-hours trading. Bob Moon reports.

Libraries adapt to help unemployed

Apr 15, 2010
More people are using their local libraries these days, and many of them are unemployed. They're using free computers and asking librarians for help. Zachary Barr reports on how librarians are coping.

The end of Wall Street as we knew it

Apr 15, 2010
Author Roger Lowenstein talks with Kai Ryssdal about his new book "The End of Wall Street," the roots of the financial crisis, and where we go from here.

Health law paves way to better living

Apr 15, 2010
The new health care bill sets aside $15 billion to help create healthier communities. Gregory Warner reports on how that money could make a difference in New York City's South Bronx.

How firm is our economic recovery?

Apr 15, 2010
The national economic mood has brightened somewhat the past few months. There's real growth in the Gross Domestic Product, the labor market is on the mend, and the stock market is up. But then there are days like today. John Dimsdale reports.

Music from the episode

Entre Dos Montanas Ruben Romero, Wayne Wesley Johnson
Entre Dos Montanas Ruben Romero, Wayne Wesley Johnson
Groove Holmes Beastie Boys
Groove Holmes Beastie Boys