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PODCAST: Greek credit cards

David Brancaccio | Jun 30, 2015
Relying on credit in times of crisis, the Ex-Im bank expires, and Apple's streaming music service begins.

Ex-Im Bank, to reauthorize or not to reauthorize

Tracey Samuelson | Jun 30, 2015
The Export Import Bank’s charter expires Wednesday at midnight.
Posted In: bank, contracts, finance

Lessons from Cyprus on handling debt crisis

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Jun 30, 2015
A look back at the 2013 debt crisis in Cyprus. Were lessons learned that could help Greece?
Posted In: Greece, Greek, greekcrisis, IMF

Flagship Westgate Mall reopens in Kenya

Dan Bobkoff | Jun 30, 2015
A year after a devastating terrorist attack, Nairobi's Westgate Mall is to reopen partially.
Posted In: Kenya, Malls, Nairobi, terrorism

I'm leaving on a (garbage-fueled) jet plane

Tony Wagner and Tobin Low | Jun 30, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.

Conversations about mobility, live from Aspen

Marketplace staff | Jun 29, 2015
A special episode, broadcast from the Belly Up and Aspen Ideas Festival.
A plume of exhaust extends from the Mitchell Power Station, a coal-fired power plant in New Eagle, PA.

SCOTUS rules against EPA regulations

Austin Cross, Adriene Hill and Scott Tong | Jun 29, 2015
In a 5-4 decision, the court says the agency didn't properly consider costs.
Gold demand hit its highest in months.

Europeans take refuge in gold

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 29, 2015
Greece's financial situation has helped drive up demand.
Posted In: gold, Greece, Greek, greekcrisis
A child runs past a mural in West Baltimore.

Under the radar: Baltimore's 'informal' economy

Noel King and Caitlin Esch | Jun 29, 2015
Being a small business owner here comes with a host of challenges.
Posted In: Baltimore, employees, police

PODCAST: Cameras in the workplace

David Brancaccio | Jun 29, 2015
The European financial crisis, the EPA, and body-cams in the workplace.