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PODCAST: The egg crisis caused by the bird flu

Jul 15, 2015
Janet Yellen appears before Congress, Netflix looks to China, and the bird flu causes a problem for bakers.

PODCAST: A date with Pluto

Jul 14, 2015
The global oil market, manufacturing clothes in Africa, and New Horizons' date with Pluto.

PODCAST: Dude, where's my sewage?

Jul 13, 2015
Avoiding a "Grexit," Amazon's birthday, and studying sewage in the name of marijuana.

Men's Fashion Week debuts in New York

Jul 10, 2015
The first event devoted solely to dudes hits the runway next week.
Posted In: Fashion Week, men's fashion, men's fashion week

Amy Winehouse's complicated story

Jul 10, 2015
Asif Kapadia was determined to paint a human portrait in his documentary.
Posted In: celebrity, legacy, Amy Winehouse, documentary
How a Big Mac coupon led a Marketplace listener into one of the world's biggest sporting events.

The Transaction: A Big Mac

Jul 9, 2015
Marketplace listener Allen Marin on how a Big Mac coupon led him to the Super Bowl.
Posted In: McDonald's, Super Bowl, coupons
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City.

PODCAST: Glitch, don't kill my vibe

Jul 9, 2015
An update from Athens, more on the NYSE glitch, and ski resorts prepare for summer.

PODCAST: The story of climate change

Jul 8, 2015
Chinese stock markets, climate change, and the cost of health care.

PODCAST: Unlimited vacation

Jul 7, 2015
Oil prices are down, Greeks can't use Paypal, and companies test unlimited vacation.
Plastic bottles and cans took over glass bottles as the drink holder of choice for beverage distributors in the late '50s.

PODCAST: The recycling economy

Jul 6, 2015
Updates on Greece, and the economics of recycling.