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PODCAST: The inflation-interest paradox

May 15, 2014
Fast food workers across more than 30 countries protest for better wages. And small-scale entrepreneurs are taking aim at that urban ritual of waiting for the bus.
Posted In: inflation, fast food, entrepreneurs

PODCAST: Fixing infrastructure and American jobs

May 14, 2014
Cisco makes a move into the "Internet of Things." And, Fannie and Freddie start paying back the American taxpayer.
Posted In: infrastructure, internet of things, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
Consumer Spending Rises Sharply During Month Of March

PODCAST: The shoppers who never showed

May 13, 2014
China wrangles with its credit bubble. And a look at cities that give budget power directly to citizens.
Posted In: consumer behavior, China, budget

PODCAST: Net Neutrality

May 12, 2014
It's national infrastructure week. And, looking at housing inequality in Brazil.
Posted In: net neutrality, World Cup, infrastructure

PODCAST: Apple goes shopping

May 9, 2014
Congrats college grads; now start job hunting. And, the Marketplace Morning Report Quiz.
Posted In: apple, college, Africa
FedEx delivery

PODCAST: Size does matter for FedEx

May 8, 2014
The new nominee for HHS Secretary goes before the Senate. And more Americans are going online to find cremation urns.
Posted In: fedex, shipping, HHS, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, cremation, death

PODCAST: Alibaba IPO

May 7, 2014
Why advertisers care how long a show sits in your DVR. And, the struggles to unionize workers in Bangladesh.
Posted In: alibaba, DVR, Labor Unions

PODCAST: Sell in May?

May 6, 2014
Google and Amazon compete on same-day delivery. And, turning a rookie poker chump into a champ.
Posted In: stock market, same-day delivery, poker

PODCAST: Buffett-Palooza

May 5, 2014
The annual meeting of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway company wraps up. And limes are getting more expensive.
Posted In: Warren Buffett, limes
Job Fair Held In Midtown Manhattan

PODCAST: Strong jobs report undercut by shrinking labor force

May 2, 2014
The April jobs report shows strong growth. Tesla needs a new battery plant. And, the history of marketing of Cinco de Mayo.

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