Marketplace for Tuesday December 30, 2014
Dec 30, 2014

Marketplace for Tuesday December 30, 2014

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Airing on Tuesday December 30, 2014: How AirAsia will handle the insurance payouts to families of victims. Plus, the federal government’s final reckoning of the auto-industry bailout shows it lost $9 billion on an $80 billion investment. So what did the industry and the economy get for that $9 billion?

Segments From this episode

Congo tries to stage a coffee comeback

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Dec 17, 2014
Farmers in Eastern Congo try to relaunch an industry destroyed by civil war.

'Fiscal year' explainer ... in verse!

Dec 30, 2014
The mnemonic device you've been waiting for: Limerick defines a fiscal year.

Why AirAsia insurance payouts could vary

Dec 30, 2014
Airlines compensating grieving families can essentially pay what they see fit.

Economists might have a sense of humor after all

Dec 30, 2014
At a Boston conference, a panel plans to embrace "economics humor."

Estimating costs and benefits of the auto bailout

Dec 30, 2014
The auto bailout cost taxpayers $9 billion. Was it worth it? Mostly.

Fuhu: The company that grew 158,000 percent in 2014

Dec 30, 2014
Leaders of Fuhu don't want company to lose entrepreneurial spirit amid all the expansion.

Airing on Tuesday December 30, 2014: How AirAsia will handle the insurance payouts to families of victims. Plus, the federal government’s final reckoning of the auto-industry bailout shows it lost $9 billion on an $80 billion investment. So what did the industry and the economy get for that $9 billion?

Music from the episode

Sad Machine Porter Robinson
Escapee Architecture In Helsinki
Summertime - Organica Remix Billie Holiday, Scott Schlacter