Tony Wagner

Newsletter Editor


Tony Wagner is Marketplace's newsletter editor. He writes the daily email newsletter and edits several others, including Marketplace's Crash Courses.

Previously he was a digital producer who helped launch “Make Me Smart,” “The Uncertain Hour” and “This Is Uncomfortable.” After eight years at Marketplace headquarters in LA, he recently relocated to Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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This is what your clothes cost the people who make them

Plus: “Gentefied” co-creator Marvin Lemus defends his splurge in this week's newsletter. Don't forget to file your taxes BTW!
Garment workers rally outside Los Angeles City Hall last year.
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This is how clothing brings us together

Plus: A textile expert defends her splurge, what we're reading about fashion and a guide to free tax filing in this week's newsletter.
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Donald Trump's a meme stock now

Apr 5, 2024
Plus, we do the numbers on California's new minimum wage law in this week's newsletter.
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The Bank of Japan is having a normal one

Mar 22, 2024
Normal monetary policy, that is. Plus: How heist movies influenced real-life bank security.
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This is how our listeners budget without Mint

Mar 15, 2024
Plus, a beautifully written “Defend Your Splurge” from author Nicolette Polek, some cheap gardening tips and the economics of “I’m Just Ken.”
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This is why mocktails cost so much

Mar 1, 2024
Plus: Interesting new data on Disney adults and TikTok users in this week's edition of the newsletter.
Those drinks have the OrangeTheory logo on them but don't they look a little like shocked emojis?
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Miss Mint? Here's how business reporters budget

Feb 23, 2024
Also in this week's newsletter: interesting new data on what a wedding costs and how Zoomers like to work.
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