Sep 30, 2010

Marketplace for Thursday, September 30, 2010

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Marketplace for Thursday, September 30, 2010

Segments From this episode

JPMorgan Chase halt foreclosures due to faulty paperwork

Sep 30, 2010
Faulty foreclosure paperwork and 'robo-signers' who sign off on them are the reason that JPMorgan Chase is halting foreclosure proceedings in 23 states.

Low-wage workers and health care reform

Sep 30, 2010
Employers who mainly use low-wage workers are concerned that the "medical loss ratio" requirement of the health reform law will make it too expensive to insure their workers.

The effect of government subsidies on the job market

Sep 30, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman about the effect government subsidies for workers' wages in both the private and public sector.

A look back at TARP

Sep 30, 2010
Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson takes a look at the beginnings of the Troubled Asset Relief Program and why it has such a bad rap even though it did help stabilize banks.

No political 'Promoted' tweets and trends this election season

Sep 30, 2010
Microblogging site Twitter is testing "Promoted Tweets" and "Promoted Trends" as potential ad revenue streams. But the company isn't accepting any offers from politicians, nor are politicians clamoring to become the next popular hash tag.

How Basel III will affect bankers and consumers

Sep 30, 2010
David Brancaccio looks how decisions made by the world's central banks will affect business owners and lenders.

Music from the episode

Who's Keeping Time Omid, Xololanxinxo, Blackbird, Rakaa Iriscience, St. Mark 9:23
Who's Keeping Time Omid, Xololanxinxo, Blackbird, Rakaa Iriscience, St. Mark 9:23