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Dow Jones plunges

Weekly Wrap: Jobs Friday

Aug 1, 2014
The week that was.

Weekly Wrap: The week that was

Jul 25, 2014
Catherine Rampell from the Washington Post and Linette Lopez from Business Insider

Weekly Wrap: Duck hunting and the Fed

Jul 18, 2014
John Carney from the Wall Street Journal and Nela Richardson from Redfin
Espirito Santo Bank

Weekly Wrap: The most interesting man at the Fed

Jul 11, 2014
Another European debt crisis and dueling speakers at the Federal Reserve.
Job listings

Weekly wrap: Cashing out

Jul 3, 2014
Job growth. Growing the economy from the middle out. Bank regulations.

Are European banks feeling more heat than U.S. ones?

Jun 27, 2014
Reports that BNP Paribas will pay almost $9 billion in penalties.
Construction On New Housing Falls 10 Percent In June

The Weekly Wrap: Still waiting for a housing boost

May 23, 2014
John Carney with the Wall Street Journal and Linette Lopez from the Business Insider join Kai to discuss the week in review.
Posted In: Housing, mergers, Credit Suisse

Weekly Wrap: Yellen's dark notes on housing

May 9, 2014
David Gura talks to Cardiff Garcia
Posted In: Janet Yellen, apple

Weekly Wrap: Improving job growth

May 2, 2014
Kai talks to John Carney from the Wall Street Journal and Catherine Rampell from the Washington Post.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

Weekly Wrap: Who's feeling those sanctions

Apr 25, 2014
Kai Ryssdal talks with Catherine Rampell of the Washington Post and Sudeep Reddy of the Wall Street Journal.
Posted In: jack lew, treasury secretary, recovery



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"Freakonomics" and "SuperFreakonomics," by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, are groundbreaking books that explore "the hidden side of everything." Now there's Freakonomics Radio, a project that includes a weekly podcast, regular segments on Marketplace, and one-hour specials to be broadcast on public-radio stations across the country. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.