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Marketplace for Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

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Airing on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015: Word is that the labor dispute is close to a resolution, so what happens now? We’ll look at how we unwind this beast, including what happens to all the perishable stuff. Plus, a recent ruling by a Texas judge stayed President Obama’s executive action to prevent millions of undocumented immigrants from facing deportation. We look at the ruling’s economic impact. Then, hard drives have been compromised by agencies  possibly governmental  that have embedded malware in the systems. How will these hard drive manufacturers respond to this story? And how will the computer manufacturers that buy these hard drives respond? How can you assure security and reassure consumers? We investigate.

Segments From this episode

West Coast ports resume loading and unloading

by Amy Scott Feb 17, 2015
...but dealing with backlog at West Coast docks could take weeks

Texas ruling makes immigrants' future uncertain

by Adam Allington Feb 17, 2015
A Texas judge has stayed President Obama’s executive action to stop millions of undocumented immigrants from facing deportation.
Final Note

You too can have a Nobel Prize

by Kai Ryssdal Feb 17, 2015
...if you have at least $150,000 to spare

Landlords have the upper hand in many rental markets

by Annie Baxter Feb 17, 2015
Low apartment vacancy rates mean renters are often at the mercy of landlords
Oscars 2015

The blueprint for Oscar winners

by Kai Ryssdal Feb 17, 2015
Alex Hillkurtz's storyboards have shaped movies like "Argo" and "Unbroken."

Brussels finance talks have Greeks feeling cornered

by Kai Ryssdal Feb 17, 2015
Many Greeks leaving the eurozone as a huge waste of time and money.

Is the NSA monitoring foreign hard drives?

by Stan Alcorn Feb 17, 2015
Security experts say the scope of the hack suggests a state actor.

Chinese factories move to a new frontier: America

by Lewis Wallace Feb 17, 2015
Chinese companies need more of the kinds of skilled labor available in the U.S.

Music from the episode

Daffodils Mark Ronson, Kevin Parker
Beautiful Liar Beyoncé, Shakira
Det haster! Casiokids
I Was Never Young of Montreal
Still D.R.E. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg

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