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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
AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes attends a press conference on search efforts for missing AirAsia flight 8501 Monday in Surabaya, Indonesia.

AirAsia tragedy introduces U.S. to an iconic CEO

Dec 29, 2014
Tony Fernandes made flying affordable for Asians and became a media star.
Posted In: air travel, airasia, airplane
A screenshot of a tweet from Brands Saying, a satirical Twitter account.

Corporate Twitter accounts try to be bae ... and fail

Dec 29, 2014
Throwing around "bae" doesn't make a brand cool. You heard me, Pizza Hut.
Posted In: pizza hut, Whole Foods, bae, Twitter
Daniel Baguma, photo right, in entry to his welding shop and driving motorcycle to deliver a welded door.

Former child soldiers find rehabilitation a hard road

Dec 29, 2014
Programs to rehabilitate child soldiers in Congo have mixed records.
Posted In: eastern congo, rwanda, Congo

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