APM: Marketplace All-In-One

APM: Marketplace All-In-One

Episodes

  • 8-2-14 Mid-Day Update – Macy's settles profiling charge

    Aug 20, 2014 | 7 min
    Plus: pubs are disappearing and amid international crises stocks are rising.
  • 8-2-214- Morning Report- Another Home Delivery Service

    Aug 20, 2014 | 7 min
    Housing starts are up. What’s driving the encouraging increase? We look at the role of first-time home buyers. Plus,'nbspUber has launched a new home delivery service called Corner Store. Customers can order items from a CVS or Walgreens and have them delivered right to their doorstep. Other companies have launched their own delivery services of late, including Google. Will this latest venture from Uber succeed in a growing market, and with its built in fleet of drivers, does it have the advantage?'nbsp
  • 8-2-14 Marketplace Tech- Podcast Patents

    Aug 20, 2014 | 8 min
    First, Ben talks with Molly Wood, technology columnist for the New York Times, on Samsung’s partnership with Barnes 'amp Noble to make a Nook/Galaxy tablet. Then, Ben talks with Marc Maron, host of the podcast “WTF,” about a settlement around podcasting patents between Adam Carolla and Personal Audio LLC. Finally, big tech companies aren't the only ones trying to disrupt the pie chart. Car hailing company Uber is launching a new home delivery service called Corner Store, which will get one goods from pharmacies like CVS or Walgreens.
  • 8-1-214- Marketplace- Chinese Hack U.S. Hospital

    Aug 19, 2014 | 27 min
    Lots of police departments in the U.S. have tear gas, which they throw at disorderly civilians. But where does that tear gas come from? And how big a business is it for the companies that produce it? Plus, there’s word this week that Chinese hackers stole records of 4.5 million patients from computers at Community Health systems, one of the largest hospital networks in the Southeast. Healthcare records contain social security numbers,'nbspbirth dates, addresses - a goldmine of information for identity thieves.'nbspWhich is likely to make them a big fat'nbsptarget for future hacks. Will they be ready? Many experts say no.'nbsp
  • 8-1-14 Mid-Day Update – Orange Juice down

    Aug 19, 2014 | 7 min
    Sales for orange juice and textbooks are down, and the complications of putting cameras on the police.
  • 8-1-214- Morning Report- 'Buy The Rumor, Sell The News'

    Aug 19, 2014 | 7 min
    First up, the world's biggest mining company, BHP Billiton of Australia and London, has announced that it's going to spin off $16 billion worth of businesses, essentially reversing a merger from 1 years ago. The focus now is old school stuff: digging for iron ore, copper, coal, and oil. And from the old to the new -- we've been following the emerging fortunes of a company that rents out your car while you are away: FlightCar. The peer-to-peer economy is the buzzword. Plus, ever heard the phrase,'nbsp'Buy the Rumor, Sell the news’? It’s used a lot these days when journalists cover wall street. But what does it really mean? What kinds of ‘news’ stories impact Wall Street trading, if at all? We...
  • 8-1-14 Marketplace Tech-Protests and Twitter

    Aug 19, 2014 | 8 min
    First up, Lindsey Turrentine, Editor-in-Chief of reviews at CNET, talks about news on the new Moto 6 smartwatch. Then, a report on the challenges of storing data from police dashboard and lapel cameras. Finally, David Carr, author of the Media Equation column for the New York Times, joins us to talk about the role of Twitter and other social media platforms in what’s happening in Ferguson – including the protests, response, and media coverage.
  • 8-18-214- Marketplace- Dollar Store Bidding War

    Aug 18, 2014 | 27 min
    There's a dollar store bidding war going on out there. We report on the extent of the competition in the market, and how these stores differentiate themselves. Plus, the Fed is paying attention to the number of part time workers, as it looks like the number of this category of worker has increased after reaching a five-year low. We look at why this has happened, and ask if it’s something we should be worried about. Also, every year the federal government sets the amount its employees may spend per day when they travel. The per diems for fiscal 215? $8 for lodging and $46 for meals and other expenses. The standard is also followed by federal contractors and some private businesses. What impac...
  • 8-1-214- Morning Report- 'Buy The Rumor, Sell The News'

    Aug 18, 2014 | 8 min
    'Buy the Rumor, Sell the news’. It’s a phrase used a lot these days when journalists cover wall street. But what does it really mean? What kinds of ‘news’ stories impact Wall Street trading, if at all? We report. Plus, it's relatively simple for police forces to use lapel and dashboard cameras. It's relatively cheap, too. The problems is the data storage issue: all that information is difficult and expensive'nbsp to manage.'nbsp
  • 8-18-14 Mid-Day Update – Freeing franchises from their companies

    Aug 18, 2014 | 7 min
    The Fed heads to Wyoming, California liberates franchises, and the $2 billion Clippers deal.

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