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Marketplace for Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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Three big banks reported earnings Tuesday: JP Morgan, Citigroup and Wells Fargo. The results show how “the American bank” has changed since the financial crisis. Next: Projections for an increase in oil demand are at the lowest level since 2009 – according to the International Energy Agency – a reflection of how the global economy is struggling to grow five years since the depths of the financial crisis. Plus: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced he and his wife Priscilla Chan will donate $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help fight Ebola. A look at why private money is flowing into the fight, and how different it is from support for natural disaster.


Segments From this episode

The BuzzFeed wizard who changed media as we know it

by Kai Ryssdal and Tommy Andres Oct 14, 2014
The woman who's credited for BuzzFeed's data-driven growth spills her guts.

Weak demand for oil is sign of weak global economy

by David Weinberg Oct 14, 2014
What does weak demand for oil say about the overall economy?

Behind big banks profits, a sea change

by Stan Alcorn Oct 14, 2014
Has 'the American Bank' has changed since the financial crisis?

More fracking produces more open waste pits

by David Martin Davies Oct 14, 2014
Residents of a Texas town are apprehensive about sludge pits planned in their community.
Learning Curve

MOOCs go to high school

by Adriene Hill Oct 14, 2014
Massive open online courses are going after the teenage market.

Why raising money to fight Ebola is so tough

by Dan Gorenstein Oct 14, 2014
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan just pledged $25 million.

Private donors keep pace with government Ebola funding

by Kelsey Fowler Oct 14, 2014
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg joins Bill Gates and others with $25 million pledge
Final Note

Black Friday to start two hours earlier at Macy's

by Kai Ryssdal Oct 14, 2014
Yes, I know it's not even Halloween yet. Don't get me started.

Music from the episode

Lovely Day Bill Withers
Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers) - Radio Edit Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers
Homecoming - (Edited) Kanye West, Chris Martin
Cover Your Tracks Young Galaxy

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