Nov 5, 2009

Marketplace for Thursday, November 5, 2009

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Marketplace for Thursday, November 5, 2009

Segments From this episode

Help! My papi needs a job

Nov 5, 2009
According to a recent AARP study, unemployment among older Hispanic men has tripled in the past couple of years. Commentator Gustavo Arellano's father is one those suffering from such unemployment. Do you have a job for him?

Stats to watch out for in soccer

Nov 5, 2009
A lot of people who follow sports follow the statistics that go along with them. But not all statistics are created equal. Kai Ryssdal talks to author Simon Kuper, whose book explores the stats of soccer.

It's still a coin collector's world

Nov 5, 2009
Cash-free transactions may slowly be replacing physical money, but many collectors are still passionate about coins. Cash Peters went to a money show and analyzed characteristics of the common collector.

Opel workers begin warning strikes

Nov 5, 2009
Thousands of workers at the Opel plant in Germany have walked off the job today in what they're calling the first in a series of warning strikes. Kai Ryssdal talks to Dave Legget of Justauto.com.

Those still working are busier than ever

Nov 5, 2009
The Labor Department says productivity grew at the fasted rate in six years. That means people who still have their jobs are working harder and producing more than they used to. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Moderates seek climate bill compromise

Nov 5, 2009
The Senate Environment Committee has approved a climate change bill, thanks to the Democratic vote. Republicans are boycotting the bill, and three moderate senators are trying to cobble together a compromise. John Dimsdale reports.

Drug industry would lose in health bill

Nov 5, 2009
Today both the AARP and the American Medical Association got behind the House bill on health care reform. But the bill may be a harder sell for the drug industry. Nancy Marshall Genzer explores what Big Pharma stands to lose on the deal.

Music from the episode

You Must Build a Fire Crooked Fingers
Silver Dollar Tommy McCook and The Skatalites

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