Segments From this episode
Young workers in the Middle East are having trouble finding work, even those who are educated. Navtej Dhillon of the Brookings Institute talks with Kai Ryssdal about why youth inclusion is so important there.
The Palm Pre smartphone that goes on sale soon is a must-succeed product for Palm, which has struggled in the digital market. What are its chances of success? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
United Airlines is taking advantage of low prices in a down economy. The airline wants to add 150 planes to its fleet, and has asked two manufacturers to come up with the best price. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Unemployment insurance is meant to be a safety net for laid-off workers. But so many people are claiming benefits that state unemployment trust funds are broke, or close to it. Mitchell Hartman reports in collaboration with the investigative newsroom Pro Publica.
Marketplace for Thursday, June 4, 2009