Apr 6, 2010

Marketplace for Tuesday, April 6, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Segments From this episode

The impact of court's ruling for Comcast

Apr 6, 2010
Washington Post tech writer Cecilia Kang talks with Kai Ryssdal about the court of appeals ruling that says the FCC didn't have the right to regulate net neutrality with respect to Comcast and other Internet service providers.

Despite accident, coal's future is bright

Apr 6, 2010
Rescue efforts are underway in West Virginia after an explosion at the Upper Big Branch coal mine owned by Massey Energy. Brett Neely reports.

Flying Spirit? Carry-ons may cost you.

Apr 6, 2010
Florida-based, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is going to start charging for some carry-on bags come August. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Don't let lenders duck regulation!

Apr 6, 2010
Banks and other companies have poured millions into lobbying against financial regulation. Commentator Kathleen Day says it's time to ignore those companies.

Chile earthquake rattles wood industry

Apr 6, 2010
The 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile hit businesses hard, and now the American wood industry is feeling economic aftershocks. Annie Murphy reports.

Big bets pay off for Jerry Weintraub

Apr 6, 2010
Producer, manager, sometimes actor and philanthropist Jerry Weintraub talks with Kai Ryssdal about his biography "When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead," how he revolutionized the concert business, and wound up working with Elvis Presley.

U.K. election may be a close call

Apr 6, 2010
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has set May 6th as the date for Britain's next general election. Financial markets are banking on a Brown defeat, but that's why you have elections -- to find the winner. Stephen Beard reports.

Music from the episode

Violator White Williams
How Long Do I Have To Wait For You? Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Rebel Rouser Duane Eddy