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PODCAST: Making money off Instagram

Jul 11, 2014
Interest rates. How brands hook up with social media personalities.
Wells Fargo bank

Wells Fargo, other big banks could see lower profits

Jul 11, 2014
Wells Fargo has 17 quarters of positive earnings, but that might change on Friday.
Posted In: Wells Fargo, Banks

The dangers of temp work

Jul 10, 2014
Why temp workers could be at greater risk for injury.
Posted In: temp work, temp

U.S. companies shell out more for business travel

Jul 9, 2014
As a sign of confidence in the economy, businesses are spending more on travel.
Posted In: Travel, conference calls

Older workers struggle for cred in new economy

Jul 8, 2014
Workers over 55 are less likely to be laid off but more likely to stay unemployed.
Posted In: older workers, employment
A Stock Trader

Economy is booming... for now

Jul 8, 2014
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal talks to New York Times's Neil Irwin about his recent piece "Welcome to the Everything Boom, or Maybe the Everything Bubble."
Posted In: investments
Safeway customers

Why Americans spend less of their budgets on food

Jul 7, 2014
Food prices are rising, but Americans still spend less of their disposable income on food than people in other countries.
Posted In: Food, income, Europe, farmland
Morgan Stanley

Failing deals: a trend, or temporary?

Jul 7, 2014
The repo market under strain
Posted In: Banks, Dodd-Frank law

Congress could hit dead end with highway funding

Jul 7, 2014
The Highway Trust Fund could be slashed in August, unless Congress acts soon.
Posted In: Transportation, highways
Bitcoins

PODCAST: European banks leery of Bitcoin

Jul 4, 2014
Bitcoin in the EU. Gas prices and mass transit. And, food waste in India.

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