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Cruise ships: A luxury for the rest of us

Jan 25, 2013
Royal Caribbean president and CEO Adam Goldstein tells Marketplace who's taking cruise vacations and why.
Posted In: cruise ships, Royal Caribbean, luxury, vacations, Travel

Fisher Island: America's most exclusive zip code

Jan 25, 2013
Just off the coast of Miami is one of the richest places in the country. Marketplace takes a tour of the ultra-exclusive enclave.
Posted In: Miami, luxury, wealthy, Fisher Island, real estate

The American Dream in Liberty City, Miami

Jan 24, 2013
Whitney Maxi, a community organizer at the Miami Workers Center, discusses the American Dream in one Miami's poorest neighborhoods -- Liberty City.
Posted In: Miami

Reporting from Miami: An economic roundtable with Jeremy Hobson

Jan 24, 2013
Reporting from WLRN's studio in Miami, Marketplace host Jeremy Hobson holds a roundtable discussion about the economic issues affecting Miami.
Posted In: Economy

Univision grows along with Hispanics

Jan 24, 2013
With Hispanics projected to become the majority by 2050, one company is uniquely positioned to grow along with the demographic group.
Posted In: univision, Hispanics, Miami

Literary voices: Why we need 'hope'

Jan 23, 2013
Author Margaret Atwood reflects on the word 'hope,' and its importance since Barack Obama's campaign message four years ago.
Posted In: writing, hope

The LeBron James effect

Jan 23, 2013
Miami Herald business reporter Doug Hanks on what the Miami Heat and star LeBron James means to the city.
Posted In: LeBron James, Miami Heat, Miami, American Airlines, NBA

Miami home buyers compete with wealthy investors

Jan 23, 2013
As the housing market revives, investors paying cash crowd out middle-class home shoppers
Posted In: real estate, Miami

Miami’s condo king on the luxury real estate comeback

Jan 22, 2013
Luxury real estate developer Jorge Perez talks about the highs and lows of selling ritzy condos to the rich and famous.
Posted In: real estate

Sawgrass Mills Mall draws tourists to Florida

Jan 22, 2013
South American tourists flock to Sunrise, Fla., to shop at one of the biggest discount malls.
Posted In: Retail, Florida

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Special correspondent David Brancaccio and the Economy 4.0 team cover the economy of the future — and how to make it work better for more people. In the wake of the recent crisis, we investigate how the financial regulatory system is (or isn't) being reformed, how that will affect you and how we measure progress. Follow us on Twitter.