Mar 25, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, March 25, 2016

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This weekend, Bloomberg Businessweek's Sam Grobart explains how companies are cashing in on 'basic bros,' Marketplace's Nova Safo explains Chicago's education budget crisis, and listeners tell us their stories about the best deals they've ever made.

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Carly Rae Jepsen takes the Marketplace Quiz

Mar 24, 2016
Jepsen's latest album, E•MO•TION, came out last year.
Carl Rae Jepsen contemplating the business side of music.
Hazel & Pine/Interscope Geffen A&M

Warner Bros has a lot riding on "Batman v. Superman"

Mar 25, 2016
The Man of Steel is bulletproof, but is he review-proof?
Batman and Superman as they appear in "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice."
Warner Bros. via Giphy

How 'basic bros' are taking over men's fashion

Mar 25, 2016
Bloomberg Businessweek's Sam Grobart discusses the apparel companies cashing in on new male fashion trends.

What's the biggest lie you've ever told to save money?

From shared Netflix accounts and water cups full of soda to tax free online shopping and auto insurance fraud -- what's the biggest lie you've told to save some money?
What's the biggest lie you've told to save money? 

 
Credit: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / Staff

Long and Short: Pop culture edition

Mar 25, 2016
The guys from the Dinner Party Download give us some insider tips.
Rock 'n Roll will never die...or will it?
Paul Hudson/Flickr

This weekend, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Sam Grobart explains how companies are cashing in on ‘basic bros,’ Marketplace’s Nova Safo explains Chicago’s education budget crisis, and listeners tell us their stories about the best deals they’ve ever made.