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PODCAST: Is Netflix the new cable?

Apr 21, 2014
We look at Japan's surging trade deficit. And, for the past few weeks, God has quietly been ruling the box office.
Posted In: netflix, Japan, movies

PODCAST: Obamacare's youth movement

Apr 18, 2014
Japan and the U.S. are having beef over the price of meat. And, the fight between TV broadcasters and Aereo goes to the Supreme Court.
Posted In: Aereo, Affordable Care Act, meat, Japan

PODCAST: International business and Ukraine

Apr 17, 2014
Diplomats from Ukraine, Russia, the U.S. and the EU are in Geneva
Posted In: ukraine

PODCAST: China's slowing growth

Apr 16, 2014
A disease ravaging shrimp is pushing up prices for the small shellfish. And a look at homelessness in Silicon Valley.
Posted In: China, shrimp, Silicon Valley, homelessness
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PODCAST: Google's drones

Apr 15, 2014
Internet companies are racing to patch their Heartbleed vulnerabilities, at great cost. And legal pot shops are discovering the joys of tax season.
Posted In: Google, drones, marijuana, heartbleed

PODCAST: Warm reception for retail

Apr 14, 2014
Congress is out for recess, but not to play. And a look at France's proposed new rules for workplace messaging after hours.
Posted In: Retail, Congress, France

PODCAST: What's so bad about low inflation?

Apr 11, 2014
Why are investors suddenly fleeing from stocks? Some at the Fed are worried the inflation rate, around 1 percent, is too low. When it comes to wellbeing, Costa Rica tops the list of countries in Latin America.

PODCAST: From bailout to IPO

Apr 10, 2014
Will China interfere with efforts to isolate Russia? And, teens are now spending as much on food as clothes
Posted In: Ally Financial, teens, Russia, China

PODCAST: Medicare's pay-data dump

Apr 9, 2014
We look at what the proposed Time-Warner Cable and Comcast merger will mean for internet users. And a challenger appears in the single-serve coffeemaker market.
Posted In: coffee, Medicare, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, mergers

PODCAST: (Not) talking about pay

Apr 8, 2014
Banco Popular is shifting eastward from Los Angeles and Chicago. And looking at giving and taking in the workplace.
Posted In: Income Gap, pay gap, banking, coworkers

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The Pulse is a regular feature on the Marketplace Index with David Brancaccio that measures the economy with a daily alternative indicator.