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What to do when your refrigerator starts advertising

| May 21, 2014
Google may be planning to put ads in unusual places, like thermostats and watches.

Why people are still buying GM cars post-recall

| May 21, 2014
GM says it has recalled close to 14 million vehicles this year.
Posted In: car recalls, car sales, GM

How much would it cost us to eliminate the penny?

| May 21, 2014
Kai Ryssdal thinks it makes cents to say goodbye.
Posted In: coins

PODCAST: A cautious Fed

| May 21, 2014
A visit the 100 year-old Borough Market in London. And a look at London's lost title as the top financial city in the world.
Posted In: Fed, London

Turns out, shame and fear don't fight cancer

| May 21, 2014
What we can learn from one clinic's experiment with mammogram "marketing".
Best Buy Online

Best Buy's website is trying to take on Amazon

| May 22, 2014
But, of course, the web is tough for traditional retailers.
George Lucas

Which cities will profit off the Star Wars museum?

| May 22, 2014
Chicago is competing with San Francisco to host a new George Lucas museum.
Posted In: museum, Star Wars, tourism

Rest in poverty?

| May 22, 2014
A grim indicator of Britain's inequality is the increase of paupers' funerals.
Posted In: pauper's funerals
Jill Abramson

Will women CEOs still stand out in 2024?

| May 21, 2014
Harvard Business School Professor says the pipeline is full of them.

Won't you be our neighbor?

| May 21, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Thursday, May 22, 2014
Posted In: Mr. Rogers