Marketplace for Thursday, June 20, 2013
Jun 20, 2013

Marketplace for Thursday, June 20, 2013

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Ben Bernanke's comments about the economy were optimistic -- but the markets saw the bad news: No more punch bowl. Also, with the passing of actor James Gandolfini, it's worth noting that television hasn’t been the same since Tony stepped outside and found ducks in his swimming pool. 

Segments From this episode

Want a job at Google?: No more brainteasers

Jun 20, 2013
The biggest search firm in the world is infamous for its, shall we say, tortured job interview questions.

'Mad Men' fan? You have 'The Sopranos' to thank

Jun 20, 2013
Television hasn’t been the same since Tony stepped outside and found ducks in his swimming pool.

Is immigration reform sexist?

Jun 20, 2013
A group of female senators has introduced an amendment to the immigration bill that would set aside 30,000 residency cards a year for fields typically dominated by women.

Gold buyers, Wall Street both hate Bernanke right now

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Jun 20, 2013
The markets take a hit in the wake of Fed chairman Ben Bernanke’s “good” news about the economy.

America's taste for sour flavor feeds food industry

Jun 20, 2013
Sour foods and flavors are riding high at the moment, and our growing desire for them is changing the food industry.

Jobstacles: For teens, soft skills are hard skills

Jun 20, 2013
Teen unemployment is at 24.4 percent, three times the national average. With opportunities so scarce, young jobseekers need to think about all the little things that could hurt their chances.

The NSA and Silicon Valley

Jun 20, 2013
Back in 2010, the chief security officer for Facebook, Max Kelly left the company for the NSA.

Could 'Moneyball' solve government fiscal woes?

Jun 20, 2013
An argument for using data to figure out where to spend government money.

Ben Bernanke’s comments about the economy were optimistic — but the markets saw the bad news: No more punch bowl. Also, with the passing of actor James Gandolfini, it’s worth noting that television hasn’t been the same since Tony stepped outside and found ducks in his swimming pool. 

Music from the episode

B For My Name Beastie Boys
B For My Name Beastie Boys
Pete’s Jazz Pete Rock
Pete’s Jazz Pete Rock
Pete’s Jazz Pete Rock
Pete’s Jazz Pete Rock