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Jun 10, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, June 10, 2016

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On this week's show, we go long and short on stories from the news with Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer and The Atlantic's Vann Newkirk II. Writer Sloane Crosley takes the Marketplace Quiz, and Lizzie interview's former Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota. We continue…

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Sloane Crosley takes the Marketplace Quiz

Jun 10, 2016
Sloane Crosley, author of "The Clasp" and "I Was Told There'd Be Cake," takes our money and work-inspired questionnaire.
 Author Sloane Crosley attends the 2010 Library Lions Benefit in New York City. 
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Narayana Kocherlakota explains why the Fed matters to you

Jun 10, 2016
Former head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis gives us his thoughts on the Fed and income inequality.

Can retail handle changing consumer trends?

Jun 10, 2016
Businesses are fighting for foot-traffic and clicks in the ever-morphing retail landscape.
Shoppers walk along Lexington Avenue in the eastern Midtown section of Manhattan on April 29, 2015 in New York City. According to the Federal Reserve Bank, growth of the U.S. gross domestic product - the value of goods and services produced in the U.S. - has slowed for the first quarter of 2015.  
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On this week’s show, we go long and short on stories from the news with Marketplace’s Nancy Marshall-Genzer and The Atlantic’s Vann Newkirk II. Writer Sloane Crosley takes the Marketplace Quiz, and Lizzie interview’s former Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota. We continue our conversation about traveling on a budget with kids, and Buzzfeed’s Sapna Maheshwari joins Lizzie to talk about the changing landscape of retail.