Shaheen Ainpour



Shaheen Ainpour is the Marketplace production intern. He graduated from California State University, Long Beach, with a degree in finance and journalism. Before coming to Marketplace, Shaheen was a summer intern at NPR. He likes radio.

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Tough talks lurk behind Trump's first-class reception in China

The president will likely ask for some technology reciprocity and help with North Korea.
President Donald Trump, walking with first lady Melania Trump, looks at China's President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan, as they tour the Forbidden City in Beijing today.

Disney's "Star Wars" terms are a financial burden for small theaters

Nov 7, 2017
Erich Schwartzel wrote about the tough tactics — like requiring 65 percent of ticket sales — for the Wall Street Journal.
 Rian Johnson, director of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," at Disney's D23 EXPO 2017 in Anaheim, California in July.
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Why the GOP believes in a decades-old tax myth

Nov 1, 2017
Tax cuts for the rich is the only economic solution Republicans know, says Bruce Bartlett, a former presidential adviser.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, left, a Republican from Wisconsin, discusses the GOP plans for tax reform on Sept. 27 in Washington, D.C.
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The decision about the new Federal Reserve chair is coming soon

Oct 30, 2017
Victoria Guida from Politico talks about Fed Chair Janet Yellen and her possible successor.
Flags fly over the Federal Reserve Building on December 16, 2008 in Washington, D.C. 
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The $2 billion question: Spend on fighting fires or preventing them?

Oct 24, 2017
A professor of fire ecology discusses the trade-offs in one of the costliest fire seasons in memory.
Renee Hernandez looks over the remains of her Coffey Park home that was destroyed by the Tubbs Fire on Oct. 23 in Santa Rosa, California.
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What China's party congress means for the average Joe

A meeting of high-ranking officials in China signals the country's direction.
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech during the opening session of the 19th Communist Party Congress held at the Great Hall of the People today in Beijing.
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China wants nothing to do with America's trash

Oct 17, 2017
It will no longer import recycled scrap from the U.S. So what do we do with it?
Scrap metal in Long Beach, California, waits to be shipped to Asia for recycling.

What happens when the economic census is late

All of the policy and business decisions that use that census data — and there are a lot — will get pushed back, too.

"Let's be honest. Corporate taxes are pretty low," this CEO says.

Oct 5, 2017
We check in with Lisa Goldenberg of Delaware Steel, who believes it's the American people who are suffering.
Income tax form at the Des Plaines Public Library in Illinois.
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