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Brad Smith, CEO of Intuit.

TurboTax tries to recover from price-hike stumble

Sally Herships | Jan 30, 2015
Expert says company is on the right path, owning the mistake and offering refunds.
Rob Ninkovich, defensive end for the New England Patriots.

Treasure those Roman numerals while you can

Kai Ryssdal | Jan 30, 2015
Up next year: Super Bowl 50, because "Super Bowl L" wasn't pleasing to the eye.

There's no such thing as nacho cheese

Kai Ryssdal | Jan 30, 2015
Serving it on game day? Remember this: Nacho cheese is whatever you want it to be.
Posted In: cheese, Super Bowl
Renzo Salazar maintains the yard around a foreclosed home in Miami.

Homeownership rate dips to lowest level in 20 years

Adam Allington | Jan 30, 2015
A drop in homeownership might — or might not — be a key economic indicator.
A jobs fair at the Bronx Public Library in New York City.

Wages and benefits see highest bump in six years

Annie Baxter | Jan 30, 2015
Pay, benefits costs grew at annual rate of 2.2 percent in 2014 – a telling trend.
Posted In: benefits, employment, wages
President Barack Obama speaks in Washington, D.C. about a failed procedural vote on a bill to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.

The accidental origin of the $15 minimum-wage movement

Ben Bergman | Jan 30, 2015
Push to unionize workers in tiny town outside Seattle ignites a national cause.
Avocados From Mexico will debut Sunday as a first-time Super Bowl advertiser.

Fun fact Friday: How green are thy Super Bowl advertisers

Seth Kelley | Jan 30, 2015
A weekly roundup of what we learned at Marketplace.
Not this kind of bubble.

Tech IRL: The trouble with bubbles? They pop.

Seth Kelley | Jan 30, 2015
David Lazarus talks with Katie Benner, a tech columnist with Bloomberg View.

Hidden homeless left out of the economic recovery

Jenny Ament | Jan 30, 2015
The economy is on the mend, but not for everyone.