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Marketplace for Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Oct 20, 2015

Marketplace for Tuesday, October 20, 2015

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The Fed's secret origins; when CEOs get sick; and the U.S.'s biggest trading partner elects a new leader. 

Segments From this episode

Retailers experiment with virtual reality

Oct 20, 2015
Immersive technology can give shoppers a new way to experience products.

Tesla S, maybe not so spiffy after all

Oct 20, 2015
It's got some reliability issues.

How a secret meeting on Jekyll Island led to the Fed

Oct 20, 2015
Author Lowenstein explains the 'patriotic conspiracy' behind the central bank.
The Jekyll Island Club.
Evangelio Gonzalez/Flickr

Un-boot camp for women exiting the military

Oct 20, 2015
The unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans remains higher for women than men.

When the CEO is sick, how much disclosure is enough?

Oct 20, 2015
There are no hard-and-fast rules, so companies have to decide for themselves.

Why a dry California will still grow a lot of food

Oct 20, 2015
Agriculture experts don't expect a big exodus of food production from the state.

Warm welcome for China's president in UK

Oct 20, 2015
Xi Jinping is on a 4-day visit. His hosts want Chinese investment.

Big changes for America’s biggest trading partner

Oct 20, 2015
The election of Canada's new prime minister comes with new economic policies.

The Fed’s secret origins; when CEOs get sick; and the U.S.’s biggest trading partner elects a new leader. 

Music from the episode

Chartreuse Capital Cities
Chartreuse Capital Cities
Chinatown Wild Nothing
Chinatown Wild Nothing
Song For No One Miike Snow
Song For No One Miike Snow
WKNDS The Stationary Set
WKNDS The Stationary Set
Ever Present Past Paul McCartney
Ever Present Past Paul McCartney
The Coathanger Squarepusher
The Coathanger Squarepusher
Escapee Architecture In Helsinki
Escapee Architecture In Helsinki