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Every time you swipe one a rewards card at a store, that data goes somewhere to get analyzed. Marketplace's Stacey Vanek-Smith takes a look at the multi-billion dollar data mining industry -- how it has evolved and where it will go.
In part two of our series on data mining, Marketplace's Stacey Vanek Smith visits a data mining company and sees what they know about her through her credit card transactions, Facebook account... It's a lot.
Since the recession, many new grads have struggled to find jobs. But with steep cuts from district budgets and layoffs, new teachers find it especially challenging to find a position.
Tess Vigeland speaks with author Andrew Potter about his latest book "The Authenticity Hoax," where he argues that things like the locavore and eco-tourism is the new way to flaunt wealth.
Marketplace Money for Friday, September 3, 2010