Marketplace for Monday, August 6, 2012
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Best Buy hasn't fared well in the recession and now its founder is offering nearly $9 million to buy out the company. The Curiosity Rover has successfully landed on Mars -- are humans the red planet's next arrival? Harvard is considering canceling subscriptions to costly academic journals. In New York City, scavengers are stealing cardboard scraps and making millions. Kai Ryssdal talks to sports agent Evan Morgenstein about turning Olympic amateur athletes into sponsored, money-making machines. And we take a look at the metaphors we use to describe the economy.
The economy is complex so we use metaphors to make it understandable. Sometimes, though, these metaphors also shape our view of the economy.
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She'll be on the field Thursday night when the Green Bay Packers play the San Diego Chargers.