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PODCAST: Markets look past Ukraine

Mar 17, 2014
New Cold War? What new Cold War?
Posted In: ukraine, Crimea

PODCAST: Is BP back?

Mar 14, 2014
Beginning next week, BP will be allowed to bid on leases to drill for oil on government land.
Posted In: BP

PODCAST: Shop 'til you freeze

Mar 13, 2014
Despite the cold weather, American consumers still went to the stores.
Posted In: retail sales

PODCAST: Overtime, overworked?

Mar 12, 2014
The White House wants to make more Americans eligible for overtime pay.
Posted In: overtime

PODCAST: Nuclear economics, post-Fukushima

Mar 11, 2014
It’s been three years since the Fukushima disaster prompted Japan to try weaning itself from nuclear power.

PODCAST: Seen at South By

Mar 10, 2014
SXSW Interactive is in full swing in Austin, Texas.
Posted In: sxsw, Chinese New Year

PODCAST: February jobs report

Mar 7, 2014
A look at supermarket mergers. And some employers are shifting how they contribute to 401(k) plans.
Posted In: Unemployment, grocery stores, retirement plans

PODCAST: Dell CEO Michael Dell

Mar 6, 2014
Dell CEO Michael Dell tells Marketplace his plans to meet future demand. And getting ready for the next unemployment report.
Posted In: Dell, Unemployment, sxsw

PODCAST: Another ACA delay

Mar 5, 2014
The makers of the SAT have a new college admissions test. And Americans are drinking less and less orange juice.
Posted In: ACA, orange juice, SAT, Test Prep

PODCAST: U.S. sanctions won't hurt Russia

Mar 4, 2014
President Obama face an uphill battle in getting more funding for early childhood development. And the Fed takes a more personal approach in New England.
Posted In: Russia, ukraine, Barack Obama, 2015 Budget, Federal Reserve

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Attitude Check is a regular segement from Marketplace and Gallup Editor in Chief Frank M. Newport public opinion of the economy on issues from income to politics to consumer confidence with data, insight, and expert commentary.