Jun 4, 2009

Marketplace for Thursday, June 4, 2009

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Marketplace for Thursday, June 4, 2009

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Youth crucial to Middle East economy

Jun 4, 2009
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.

What's big at the electronics expo?

Jun 4, 2009
Gadget guru Kevin Pereira and Kai Ryssdal tour the E3 expo in Los Angeles and discuss the latest products and developments in technology and electronics.

Can Palm Pre compete with the iPhone?

Jun 4, 2009
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.

Tax preparers may now need a license

Jun 4, 2009
The Internal Revenue Service is considering new standards for paid tax preparers, like requiring them to be licensed. Steve Henn reports.

Battle brewing to make United planes

Jun 4, 2009
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.

Derivatives regulation worries dealers

Jun 4, 2009
The regulator of the futures trading industry is proposing new rules for trading financial contracts known as derivatives. John Dimsdale reports that big wheelers and dealers are now fretting about overreaching regulation.

State unemployment funds go bust

Jun 4, 2009
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.