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A gas station customer in Miami.

Texan winks, plays 'let's make a deal' with customers

Jan 12, 2015
Houston furniture dealer ties a tidy potential refund to the price of oil.
Posted In: oil prices, gas prices, Houston, furniture dealers
The Senate has approved legislation renewing a federal program credited with reviving the market for insurance against terrorist attacks after the Sept. 11. Pictured: the World Trade Center complex in November 2001.

2015 Congress passes first bill: Terrorism insurance

Jan 9, 2015
Federal government to continue as a backstop for insurers who cover terrorist attacks.

Record lows on bond market: A cause for concern

Jan 6, 2015
Low yield in global bond market may be a sign of "secular stagnation": High savings and low investment.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Greece could be headed for eurozone exit

Jan 5, 2015
Germany reportedly warns Greece that it could be forced out of the euro. Is that such a bad thing?
Posted In: Greece, Germany, Angela Merkel, Grexit
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto speaks during closing of the XXIV Ibero-American Summit in the Mexican port city of Veracruz, on Dec. 9

Mexico's president to visit Washington on Tuesday

Jan 5, 2015
Enrique Peña Nieto will engage in talks with President Obama.
Posted In: Mexico, President Obama, Enrique Peña Nieto
Coffee beans in Tampaksiring, Bali, Indonesia.

Fun Fact Friday: Beans and a lot of things

Jan 2, 2015
A weekly roundup of what we learned at Marketplace.
Posted In: coffee, fun facts, friday, hangover, kate spade
 Scientists Kamel Khalili, left, and Rafal Kaminski, work in a lab at Temple University in Philadelphia.

As funding drops, scientists turn to the crowd

Jan 1, 2015
Crowdfunding comes to the research lab, and websites spring up to vet projects.
Posted In: crowdfunding, Science, research, federal funding

Lithuania rings in the new year with a new currency

Jan 1, 2015
It's the 19th state to adopt the euro.
Posted In: euro, Eurozone, currency

Marketplace's most viewed stories in 2014

Dec 31, 2014
D-Day at Netflix, women's fashion choices and the questions you've always wondered ... just a few of our popular stories from 2014.
We would watch economist Paul Krugman do stand-up, but then again we're Marketplace.

Economists might have a sense of humor after all

Dec 30, 2014
At a Boston conference, a panel plans to embrace "economics humor."
Posted In: economists, sense of humor, american economics association

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