Jun 1, 2010

Marketplace for Tuesday, June 1, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Segments From this episode

BP's future cloudy with oil uncertainty

Jun 1, 2010
The existence of BP is at stake depending on what happens with the massive Gulf oil leak. BP has already lost almost a third of its market value in the last six weeks, even though the cost of the Gulf oil spill so far has only added up to about a billion dollars for the company. Jeremy Hobson reports.

U.S., Europe clash on bank stress tests

Jun 1, 2010
At a G-20 meeting, the U.S. will urge Europeans to scrutinize their banks more closely and publish the results. But Europeans may prefer a more discreet approach. Stephen Beard reports.

HP shifts biz to provide more services

Jun 1, 2010
Hewlett-Packard has announced a major restructuring that will lay off thousands. The changes are part of a trend among major computer firms to move away from building computers to providing services to the companies that buy them. Janet Babin reports.

Mistakes made at Bear Stearns

Jun 1, 2010
Alan "Ace" Greenberg, former CEO of Bear Sterns, talks with Kai Ryssdal about his new book, "The Rise and Fall of Bear Stearns," whether he regrets anything he did at the company, and his experiences at the helm of a now-extinct investment bank.

Biz model for domain names to change

Jun 1, 2010
The practice of hoarding available domain names on the Internet may soon become a broken business model. Cash Peters explains.

Summer air travel's up, and so are fares

Jun 1, 2010
This summer, stronger travel demand is going to run smack dab into a much smaller airline industry and all the crowded flights that will entail. Jeff Horwich reports.

Comparing housing in the 90s & today

Jun 1, 2010
For many folks, the 90s weren't a whole lot better financially than they are right now. But there wasn't a big rush to rescue homeowners suffering from a housing plunge, and the hard times never rose to the threat of a global catastrophe. Why? Bob Moon reports.

Music from the episode

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