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General Motors CEO Mary Barra

What GM's mea culpa could mean for the brand

David Gura | Apr 2, 2014
GM's CEO Mary Barra spent another day on Capitol Hill.
Posted In: GM, Mary Barra, recalls
Ryanair plane flies in front of a rainbow

It might not lead to a pot of gold, but it could

Michelle Philippe | Apr 2, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Thursday, April 3, 2014

The science of food and sound

David Gura | Apr 2, 2014
Why businesses are interested in 'neurogastronomy'
Posted In: Food, obesity

PODCAST: Private sector warms up

David Brancaccio | Apr 2, 2014
Microsoft is expected to announce a digital personal assistant akin to Apple's Siri. And Alan Sloan from Fortune Magazine talks tax code.

Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal: The Road Show

| Apr 2, 2014
How I learned to stop worrying and love the numbers.
Posted In: road show, WAMU

Tax-avoidance deal saves millions

David Brancaccio | Apr 2, 2014
A tax-avoidance deal may save companies hundreds of millions of dollars
Posted In: IRS, Taxes
Death Toll Continues To Mount After Massive Washington Mudslide

Are homes in a mudslide covered by insurance?

Mitchell Hartman | Apr 2, 2014
Coverage for hazards like mudslide can cost an extra $1,000 per year.
Posted In: mudslide insurance

FTC wants stronger rules on consumer data

Ben Johnson | Apr 2, 2014
FTC chairwoman Edith Ramirez and a conversation about data security.
Posted In: FTC

'Save money, live better'

Krissy Clark | Apr 2, 2014
As real wages continue to decline, the food stamp economy keeps booming.
Posted In: food stamps, SNAP, Walmart



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