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Marketplace for Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Aug 25, 2015

Marketplace for Tuesday, August 25, 2015


No, it's not 2008; China's stock market has a long way to go; and the tough business of steel.

Segments From this episode

PODCAST: Looking for a rebound

Aug 25, 2015
Where do we go after Black Monday?
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 25, 2015 in New York City. Following a day of steep drops in global markets, the Dow Jones industrial average rallied over 300 points in morning trading.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The steel business is trying to stay strong

Aug 25, 2015
A strong U.S. dollar makes exports tough.

In Texas, a coal mine opens to power Mexico

Aug 25, 2015
Border town residents are nearly united in opposition to the strip mine.

China's struggle for a free (stock) market

Aug 25, 2015
The government's hand is quite visible at the Shanghai exchange.

Freakonomics and end-of-life health care

Aug 25, 2015
Glorious Sunset offers cash instead of care for terminally ill. Theoretically.

It's a contraction, not another Great Recession

Aug 25, 2015
Remember the epic fails of automakers, banks and mortgages all at once?

Investors want McDonald's out of real estate

Aug 25, 2015
Amid continued declining sales, Mickey D’s is urged to sell some property.

No, it’s not 2008; China’s stock market has a long way to go; and the tough business of steel.

Music from the episode

Telephone DoM
The Riot's Gone Santigold
What You Know Two Door Cinema Club
Aruarian Dance Soul Jazz Collective
Skipping Rocks Oddisee