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Marketplace for Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Oct 14, 2015

Marketplace for Wednesday, October 14, 2015

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GE sheds more financial units; environmentalists sue the forest service; and Marx meets Milton Friedman in a Portland strip mall.

Segments From this episode

A potential strike could silence voice actors

Oct 14, 2015
The union that reps video game performers has authorized a strike, if need be.

JP Morgan is now BYOB — bring your own Blackberry

Oct 14, 2015
Cutbacks have some employees paying for their own smartphones.

A push to improve access to dental care

Oct 14, 2015
'Dental therapists' would have duties somewhere between dentists and hygienists.

How the 1 percent got to the top of the money pile

Oct 14, 2015
Want to join them? Author Sam Wilkin has a manual for you.

Strip mall to offer low-income investment opportunity

Oct 14, 2015
A nonprofit in Portland, Oregon, hopes property will help small investors.

U.S. Forest Service sued over a bottler's water permit

Oct 14, 2015
Nestle pays nearly nothing for the water it bottles as Arrowhead.

Wal-Mart's stock plunges

Oct 14, 2015
The company is reinventing itself, at a high cost

GE sells off part of its financial division

Oct 14, 2015
Wells Fargo will purchase loans and leases worth $32 billion.

GE sheds more financial units; environmentalists sue the forest service; and Marx meets Milton Friedman in a Portland strip mall.

Music from the episode

One Minute Man (feat. Ludacris) Missy Elliott, Ludacris
One Minute Man (feat. Ludacris) Missy Elliott, Ludacris
Prayer in C - Robin Schulz Radio Edit Lilly Wood and The Prick, Robin Schulz
Prayer in C - Robin Schulz Radio Edit Lilly Wood and The Prick, Robin Schulz
Gives You Hell The All-American Rejects
Gives You Hell The All-American Rejects
Fantasy Mariah Carey
Fantasy Mariah Carey