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Apr 8, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, April 8, 2016

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This weekend, Bloomberg Businessweek's Josh Eidelson explains the campaign behind the $15 minimum wage, why one British Virgin Islands law firm is linked the Panama Papers and we take a trip to the Wizarding World — and profit empire — of Harry Potter.

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Why your advisor's retirement advice might change

Apr 8, 2016
The new 'fiduciary standard' means your financial advisor has to put your 'best interest' first.

There are hidden treasures in our sewage sludge

Apr 8, 2016
Millions of dollars worth of valuable metals end up being flushed down the drain, some coming from our own bodies.
Gold bars.
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Why the SEIU is doubling down on the fight for $15

Apr 8, 2016
Despite recent struggles, organized labor might have a win in the minimum wage fight.
Service Employees International Union memberS celebrates after California Governor Jerry Brown signed landmark legislation SB 3 into law on April 4, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. The law makes California the first state in the nation to commit to raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour statewide.  
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This weekend, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Josh Eidelson explains the campaign behind the $15 minimum wage, why one British Virgin Islands law firm is linked the Panama Papers and we take a trip to the Wizarding World — and profit empire — of Harry Potter.