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2/27/07, 416, 546 and the day the market broke

Jun 3, 2014
The birth of the mortgage bust and "the death of the God of the closing bell."
Posted In: Freddie Mac, mortgage bust
Jim Bankoff of Vox Media speaks onstage with Eric Eldon at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013.

Vox CEO Jim Bankoff on which numbers matter

Jun 2, 2014
"We like to tell our people that they should be data-informed as opposed to data-driven."
Posted In: Vox, Jim Bankoff, CEOs, #numberslie

China's economic boom leaves a trail of ghost cities

Jun 2, 2014
A growth model focused on GDP has left hundreds of Chinese cities nearly empty.
Posted In: China, ghost towns, #numberslie
Author Gillian Flynn.

Gillian Flynn on the economics behind 'Gone Girl'

Jun 2, 2014
We're asking authors about the numbers that inspire them.
Posted In: authors, literature, Gone Girl, Big Book, Gillian Flynn, #numberslie

The Fortune 500

Jun 2, 2014
Walmart, number one this year, clocks in with sales of $476,294,000,000.
Posted In: Fortune 500

Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal: The Road Show

Apr 24, 2014
How I learned to stop worrying and love the numbers.
Posted In: road show, WAMU

What deflation is and why it's the worst dog ever

Apr 23, 2014
Because more economic terms should be explained with pets.
Posted In: deflation

A brief history of the credit score

Apr 22, 2014
The FICO credit score is one of the most significant numbers we live with. Turns out it's only 25 years old.
Posted In: FICO, credit scores

What's in a number?

Apr 22, 2014
Growth vs Value? Taking stock of Apple shares.
Posted In: apple, #numberslie

A tour of China's ghost towns

Apr 20, 2014
China’s growth has been anchored in building big projects for decades
Posted In: China, #numberslie



About this collection

On January 1, 1989, Marketplace debuted on public radio. A show to look at life through the lens of business and the economy. And to celebrate the milestone, we're going to revisit some of the biggest questions about the economy -- and take a look at how the economy has changed in the past quarter-century. For the anniversary we're holding a series of live road shows across the country.