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Marketplace Weekend for Friday, August 1, 2014

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This weekend, host Lizzie O'Leary talks with Quartz reporter Tim Fernholz about the debt crisis in Argentina. Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson explains the rise of messaging apps. If you shop at one of the 71 Market Basket grocery stores in New England, almost every one had protests this week in support of the former CEO. Reporter Rupa Shenoy explains why. Wonder what sanctions actually do? Sheryl King, Senior Director and Roubini Global Economics, explains the impact. The cost of child care has doubled since the 80s, Danielle Kurtzleben and The Street's Lauren Lyons Cole explain why and what you can do to lower costs. And, it's time to admit it, we have reached peak kale. Food writer Jane Black looks back on the cruciferous green's history to explain how it became the latest food fad.

My money story: Why Chuck Eggert bought the farm

Farmer Chuck Eggert explains life on the farm.
Posted In: my money story, farming, Opinion

The Market Basket protests

Market Basket grocery stores in New England saw protests in support of its former CEO.
Posted In: protests, ceo, market basket, News

What do sanctions do, anyway?

The U.S. and E.U. placed more sanctions on Russia for its actions in Ukraine.
Posted In: ukraine, sanctions, Russia, News
Dow Jones plunges

Argentina defaults

Talks broke down between Argentina and some of its bondholders, triggering default. Tim Fernholz, reporter for Quartz, explains.
Posted In: Argentina, default, debt, News

Music from this show

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I Keep Forgettin (Every Time You're Near)
Michael McDonald
Samba de uma Nota Só (One Note Samba)
Stan Getz
Spanish Armada
Ratatat
War Zone
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
Protest Music [Explicit]
Necro & Sabac
Money Can't Buy It
Annie Lennox
Mobius Streak
Hiatus Kaiyote
Sunshine
Atmosphere