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PODCAST: Theme park traffic

Jul 3, 2015
Shanghai's shrinking stock market, and theme parks' new attractions.

PODCAST: Rice in Cuba

Jul 2, 2015
Jobs report for June, American rice in Cuba, and lessons to learn for the U.S.

Donna Karan leaves behind a fashion legacy

Jul 1, 2015
The designer is stepping down from her self-titled fashion line.
Posted In: Kate Betts, Donna Karan, fashion, clothing, Retail

My first job: Soda Jerk

Jul 1, 2015
Barry Friedman recalls the rich rewards of earning 90 cents an hour.
Posted In: first jobs, soda jerk, ice cream, soda

PODCAST: The strong dollar

Jul 1, 2015
A possible deal in Greece, and the strong U.S. dollar.

PODCAST: Greek credit cards

Jun 30, 2015
Relying on credit in times of crisis, the Ex-Im bank expires, and Apple's streaming music service begins.

PODCAST: Cameras in the workplace

Jun 29, 2015
The European financial crisis, the EPA, and body-cams in the workplace.

Claw machines: The most enjoyable way to get scammed

Jun 26, 2015
Kai Ryssdal talks with Phil Edwards from Vox about the money behind those cranes.
Posted In: claw machine, toys, profit
People celebrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court after the ruling in favor of same-sex marriage Friday in Washington, D.C.

The financials of same-sex marriage

Jun 26, 2015
Saying 'I do' to higher tax brackets after the Supreme Court's ruling.
Posted In: gay rights, gay marriage, Supreme Court
The national flag of Greece and the flag of the European Union fly above a government building.

PODCAST: Who's to blame for the situation in Greece?

Jun 26, 2015
The Chinese stock market, checking in on the Greek economy, and negotiating with Iran.