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Marketplace Weekend for Friday, April 22, 2016
Apr 22, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, April 22, 2016

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This weekend, we go long and short on politics, Flint and Volkswagen. Marketplace's Tracey Samuelson talks trade and populism, and we hear from the Root's Danielle Belton about Beyonce's new athlesiure line — and how it might be sizing itself out of a key market. "Top Chef" winner and "Breaking Borders" host Michael Voltaggio takes the Marketplace Quiz and shares his insights on money, inspiration and knives. 

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Global trade, economic populism and politics

Apr 22, 2016
Marketplace's Tracey Samuelson weighs in on how big trade deals impact people in day-to-day life
A container ship from China Shipping Line is loaded at the main container port in Hamburg, Germany.
Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Beyonce's Ivy Park fashion line is missing plus sizes

Apr 22, 2016
The new fashion line is racking up sales — but stops at a size 14.
Shoppers check out Beyonce's Ivy Park collection at TopShop in London.
Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images

Local Money: Austin wrestles with its homeless problem

Apr 22, 2016
The conversation sparked after the murder of a University of Texas undergraduate by a homeless man
Downtown Austin
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Chef Michael Voltaggio takes the Marketplace Quiz

Apr 22, 2016
The' Top Chef' winner, host of 'Breaking Borders,' and owner of L.A. restaurants ink. and ink.sack, talks about his experiences with money.
Chef Michael Voltaggio visits Marketplace in Los Angeles.
Eliza Mills for Marketplace

How would you like to see paid family leave work?

States are moving ahead on paid family leave.
Supporters cheer as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks to promote his paid family leave initiative at a rally in Manhattan Thursday morning on March 10, 2016 in New York City. The governor was joined by house Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi. The proposal, 'Strong Families, Strong New York', calls for 12 weeks of paid benefits to allow workers to care for new children or other family members. 
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

This weekend, we go long and short on politics, Flint and Volkswagen. Marketplace’s Tracey Samuelson talks trade and populism, and we hear from the Root’s Danielle Belton about Beyonce’s new athlesiure line — and how it might be sizing itself out of a key market. “Top Chef” winner and “Breaking Borders” host Michael Voltaggio takes the Marketplace Quiz and shares his insights on money, inspiration and knives. 

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