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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 21, 2016

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On today’s show, we’ll explain Venezuela’s economy using hot dogs; talk about the consequences of a Staples-Office Depot merger; and look at the growing instability of a U.S. Postal Service job. 

Segments From this episode

Postal service can't deliver long-term, stable jobs

by Kimberly Adams Mar 21, 2016
USPS is looking at ways to increase revenues.

Staples and Office Depot fight FTC for merger

by Mitchell Hartman Mar 21, 2016
The FTC argues that a merger will hurt big businesses that buy office supplies on a national scale.
Mid-day Update

Merger mania

by David Brancaccio Mar 21, 2016
Business in Cuba, hospital mergers, and the possibility of a new iPhone.
The Resource Curse

Venezuela's economy, as told by a hot dog

by Scott Tong Mar 23, 2016
The story of a Pepito, a Venezuelan take on the hot dog, illustrates the country's economic problems.

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