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Marketplace for Thursday May 15, 2014
May 15, 2014

Marketplace for Thursday May 15, 2014

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The starting point of the F.C.C.'s current rule-making is the apparent need for rules. And a starting point for that is Netflix alone comprising more than a third of all internet traffic because of streaming video. What's the effect on the system from giant users like Netflix and YouTube? Plus, the NCAA announced its plans to penalize more than 30 colleges for poor academic performance by their scholarship athletes. All are relatively small institutions, none in the wealthy power conference, and many are historically black colleges. We look at how the how the NCAA's academic support for athletes works. Also, Jill Abramson was let go yesterday as the executive editor for the New Yor Times. But before she was dismissed, her bosses brought in an executive coach to work with her. Executive coaches have become something of a fixture in companies, but do women have different issues to men?

Segments From this episode

Statuettes and medals

May 15, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Friday, May 16, 2014

Oil booms have to be good for rural towns, right?

May 15, 2014
An oil boom in southeast New Mexico created thousands of new jobs. But it's a burden on things like housing, classrooms and roads.

The story behind red M&M's

May 15, 2014
They were in the bag, then they weren't, then they were again.

Coaching the Coach

May 15, 2014
Executive coaches are a booming business... But what exactly do they do?
Jill Abramson , former New York Times executive editor, appeared at the Wired Business Conference on May 7, 2013 in New York.
Brad Barket/Getty Images for WIRED

Following the money in America's most expensive war

May 15, 2014
Fighting continues in Afghanistan.

Meet Thomas Piketty's translator

May 15, 2014
The translator of "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" is something of a star.

NCAA academic rules hit smaller, poor colleges

May 15, 2014
The NCAA is penalizing more than 30 college teams for poor academic performance. None are in the power conferences for football or basketball.

At times, Netflix movies make up a third of traffic

May 15, 2014
As FCC debates net neutrality, remember: Netflix already pays for its bandwidth.

The starting point of the F.C.C.’s current rule-making is the apparent need for rules. And a starting point for that is Netflix alone comprising more than a third of all internet traffic because of streaming video. What’s the effect on the system from giant users like Netflix and YouTube? Plus, the NCAA announced its plans to penalize more than 30 colleges for poor academic performance by their scholarship athletes. All are relatively small institutions, none in the wealthy power conference, and many are historically black colleges. We look at how the how the NCAA’s academic support for athletes works. Also, Jill Abramson was let go yesterday as the executive editor for the New Yor Times. But before she was dismissed, her bosses brought in an executive coach to work with her. Executive coaches have become something of a fixture in companies, but do women have different issues to men?

Music from the episode

Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers) - Radio Edit Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers
Oil Fields Mono/Poly
Mas Tequila Sammy Hagar