Marketplace for Tuesday April 1, 2014

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MONACO-YACHTING-FAIR
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Housing is lagging: construction spending is down, as are pending home sales. Blame the L's: labor, lumber, land and loans. Oh, and lousy weather.

Filling up the landfill, one coffee pod at a time

Single-serve coffee makers like the Keurig machine are wasteful.
Posted In: coffee, Keurig, K-Cups

3-D printing could be the future of construction

There's no waste. And if you want to renovate? Recycle.
Posted In: 3D printing, Netherlands

The yacht index: How the price of pricey boats shifts

Is it possible that yachts can serve as an economic indicator?
Posted In: Yacht, luxury
Construction On New Housing Falls 10 Percent In June

Housing's bad month, via the letter 'L'

Blame the L's: labor, lumber, land, loans... and lousy weather.
Posted In: Housing, construction

PB&J tops the menu

Marketplace Datebook for Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Posted In: peanut butter, jelly
Walmart in Cleveland

Part I: The secret life of a food stamp

The biggest winners of the SNAP economy are the ones the government won’t tell you about.
Posted In: Walmart, SNAP, food stamps

Music from this show

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Yachts (A Man Called Adam mix)
Coco Steel Lovebomb
Over Your Shoulder
Chromeo
Use Your Brain (Album Version)
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Ungodly Fruit
Wax Tailor