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Marketplace for Thursday, November 14, 2013
Nov 14, 2013

Marketplace for Thursday, November 14, 2013

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Two hours of Senate testimony, countless pages of written documents. Peel away the caution, the Fed-speak, and the dense economic language, and what can we now say about The (economic) world according to Janet Yellen?Plus, #AskJPM's attempt at social media community engagement on Twitter was shut down not long after it was launched.  What are the pitfalls businesses should watch out for as they try to engage their communities? Finally, you’ve got a business that’s never earned a dollar and someone offers you $3 billion for it. And you say no. For Snapchat, started by two college students a couple years ago, was it not enough money?

Segments From this episode

Meet Janet Yellen: Your new Fed chair

Nov 14, 2013
Two hours of Senate testimony, countless pages of written documents. Peel away the caution, the Fed-speak, and the dense economic language.

Funniest #AskJPM tweets reveal pitfalls of social media

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Nov 14, 2013
#AskJPM's attempt at social media community engagement on Twitter was shut down not long after it was launched.

Snapchat photos worth more than $3 billion. Say what?

Nov 14, 2013
You've got a business that’s never earned a dollar and someone offers you $3 billion for it. And you say no.

Thanksgiving Thursday: The new Black Friday

Nov 14, 2013
Marketplace Money's Carmen Wong Ulrich talks about stores opening earlier than ever for the holiday shopping season.

Your employer may know you're reading this

Nov 14, 2013
Companies are closely watching employees -- tracking everything from smartphones to big-rigs.

Edward R. Murrow, Martha Gelhorn and Ron Burgundy

Nov 14, 2013
Will Ferrell's Ron Burgundy enters the Newseum.

Two hours of Senate testimony, countless pages of written documents. Peel away the caution, the Fed-speak, and the dense economic language, and what can we now say about The (economic) world according to Janet Yellen?Plus, #AskJPM’s attempt at social media community engagement on Twitter was shut down not long after it was launched.  What are the pitfalls businesses should watch out for as they try to engage their communities? Finally, you’ve got a business that’s never earned a dollar and someone offers you $3 billion for it. And you say no. For Snapchat, started by two college students a couple years ago, was it not enough money?

Music from the episode

Ah Ha Mongo Santamaria
Still D.R.E. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg