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Weekly Wrap: Trading one financial meltdown for another

Jul 17, 2015
John Carney and Leigh Gallagher join us to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap

The skydiving destination that sells adventure

Jul 17, 2015
Risk your life for $199 per jump.
Posted In: skydiving, adventure, business, perris

Iran wants new U.S. planes

Jul 17, 2015
Do American companies want to enter the Iranian airplane market?
Posted In: General Electric, U.S., Iran
Nike

Just sponsor it

Jul 17, 2015
Nike will pay the University of Michigan $169 million to be its athletic brand.
Posted In: Nike, university of michigan, college sports
Two Samsung affiliates are preparing to merge.

Chaebol versus the shareholders

Jul 16, 2015
There’s a serious challenge to the all-powerful family that controls Samsung.
Posted In: samsung, hedge funds, shareholders
HBO Go is one video-subscription provider in a business dominated by profit loss.

Password sharing's open secret

Jul 16, 2015
Why aren’t the players cracking down? Some see value in freeloaders.
Posted In: video, streaming, subscription models
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is backing a bill that limits the number of Uber cars that will be allowed in New York City.

De Blasio is pushing Uber's buttons

Jul 16, 2015
A new app option simulates wait time if NYC mayor's plan to cap cars goes through.
Posted In: Uber, Bill de Blasio, New York City
Women and single people get a little more sleep each night on average than men and married people, respectively.

The economics.... of sleep?

Jul 16, 2015
'Early to bed, early to rise' really does have a wealth effect, researchers find.
Posted In: wages, sleep, survey, data, freakonomics

Lawyers find success in the Bakken

Jul 16, 2015
The booming population of young men is helping fuel the need for attorneys.
Posted In: North Dakota, lawyers, rural
Patti LuPone gives a curtain speech following the night she took away a cell phone from a patron who was texting during her performance in the off-Broadway show "Shows for Days."

It's been a tough week for Broadway

Jul 15, 2015
Plus, the first high definition pictures of Pluto.
Posted In: broadway, pluto, cell phone etiquette, cell phones

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