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Feb 11, 2011
If you live in California, cashiers can no longer ask for your zip code at the register, the state Supreme Court ruled this week. But that means the end of a big business for retailers.
Jan 21, 2011
Kai talks to Megan McArdle of The Atlantic and our very own New York bureau chief Heidi Moore about U.S.-China trade relations, the health of American banks
Jan 11, 2011
The most recent sign of the New York City neighborhood's gentrification is a new brand name hotel. Marketplace's Janet Babin reports.
Dec 28, 2010
Coach Nick Saban of the University of Alabama's Crimson Tide football team makes $5 million a year -- a salary which is hard to justify from a public university. But if coaches and football teams bring revenue to universities, are the benefits of a football team and expensive coaching staff worth the cost?
Sep 20, 2010
Marketplace's Bob Moon talks to Dowell Myers, a professor of demography and urban planning at USC, about politics and the immigration debate.
Sep 10, 2010
Tess Vigeland went around the Marketplace office to see how the married staffers and their better halves deal with the household finances.
Aug 2, 2010
Marketplace's Bob Moon talks to other economists about how well former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan's thoughts on the economy match up to reality.
Jun 22, 2010
Imagine a life with no siblings, cousins, aunts or uncles. For many children in China that's the reality almost 30 years after the country banned hundreds of millions of Chinese from having more than one child. Scott Tong takes a look at life as an only-child in urban China.
May 17, 2010
A new study finds the wealth gap between whites and African Americans in this country has expanded dramatically. John Dimsdale reports.
Apr 29, 2010
Oysterman Sal Sunseri first spoke with us after Katrina shut down his business. Tess Vigeland talks with him about the latest threat to his oysters.