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PODCAST: (Not) talking about pay

Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) (C) speaks about the Paycheck Fairness Act during a news conference with Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Sen. Dianne Feinsten (D-Calif.), Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) in the Lyndon B. Johnston Room at the U.S. Capitol May 23, 2012 in Washington, D.C. The Democratic bill to close the pay gap between men and women fell short today in the Senate along clear partisan lines.

President Obama plans to sign an executive order stopping federal contractors from punishing workers who talk about their paychecks. It's about enlisting transparency to narrow the gap between what women and men are paid. But keeping your pay to yourself is deeply rooted in the culture, as Kate Davidson reports.

And, Banco Popular is shifting eastward from Los Angeles and Chicago, according to the newspaper Crain's Chicago Business. Marketplace's Dan Weissman has more on prospects for the bank that went from Puerto Rico into neighbhorhoods around the U.S.

Meanwhile, there's you, in the workplace. You give and give some more, because that's the giving person you are. And then there's all those other people who take. Take, Take, Take.  Adam Grant is a professior at the Wharton school at the University of Pennsylvania who has a book called "Give and Take."

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David Brancaccio is the host of Marketplace Morning Report. Follow David on Twitter @DavidBrancaccio

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