Amid Concerns About Italy, Stock Market Nose Dives | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio
Filed Under:

Amid Concerns About Italy, Stock Market Nose Dives

Play associated audio
As fears about the debt crisis in Europe intensified, investors showed how little they like economic uncertainty. Stock prices took a nose dive around the world. The Dow fell 3.2 percent and other indexes were down even more. The stock sell-off followed a steep rise in Italian interest rates.
WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, May 4, 2015

You can see two films about dramatic changes—one real, the other fictional—in small, European communities.

NPR

'Into The Wild' Author Tries Science To Solve Toxic Seed Mystery

Jon Krakauer has long been haunted by how Christopher McCandless died in the Alaskan wilderness. In a scientific journal, he and a chemist show that the seeds McCandless consumed can contain a toxin.
WAMU 88.5

Virginia Privacy Advocates See Win On Drones, Loss On License Plate Readers

Police in Virginia will have to get a warrant before using a drone in a criminal case, a victory for privacy advocates, but a measure to limit data collection from license plate readers was shot down.

NPR

The Promise And Potential Pitfalls Of Apple's ResearchKit

Apple's new mobile software platform is designed to help collect data for medical research, but concerns have been raised about privacy and informed consent.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.