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The first day of school is when?

Dan Abendschein | Aug 27, 2014
Back-to-school means different things in different states
Posted In: Curveball

How to sell your private data - if you really want to

Sam Harnett | Aug 27, 2014
There are a bunch of new ways you can sell your own data for profit.

Survey says: People don't trust pollsters anymore

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 27, 2014
As the way we use our phones changes, pollsters get left behind.
American Airlines

American Airlines, Orbitz on the outs

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Aug 27, 2014
How will the withdrawal affect Orbitz? And how does a relationship like this work?
Mexican sugar

US sugar policy leaves sour taste for candy makers

Dan Weissmann | Aug 27, 2014
New tariffs are another policy win for U.S. growers, and prices will stay high.
Posted In: Mexico, sugar, tariffs

Suzuki recalls 19,000 cars because, spiders.

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 27, 2014
Spiders fuel Suzuki's 19,000 car recall.
Posted In: car recalls, gas, insects, Suzuki

Is Snapchat really worth $10 billion?

Stacey Vanek Smith | Aug 27, 2014
We look at what makes Snapchat worth what people think it's worth today?
Posted In: Snapchat, startups, values

Nashville tries to boost civic pride with an investment fund

Blake Farmer | Aug 27, 2014
Having a single share is like buying stock in all of Nashville's public companies.
Posted In: ETFs, Nashville

A fracking story too good to be true

Scott Tong | Aug 27, 2014
You know a technology's hot when stock market scammers make it part of their pitch.

A personal shopper, via data and algorithms

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 27, 2014
Kai Ryssdal talks to Katrina Lake, founder and CEO of Stitch Fix.