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Oct 21, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, October 21, 2016

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This week, Bloomberg Businessweek's Sam Grobart and The Atlantic's Gillian White talk new menswear companies and GDP growth. We also hear from a mom who's trying to go back to school, and listeners call in to discuss their Halloween budgets. Plus, Molly Wood explains why tech companies fix what isn't broken, and musician Devendra Banhart takes the Marketplace Quiz.

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Devendra Banhart takes the Marketplace Quiz

Oct 21, 2016
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This week, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Sam Grobart and The Atlantic’s Gillian White talk new menswear companies and GDP growth. We also hear from a mom who’s trying to go back to school, and listeners call in to discuss their Halloween budgets. Plus, Molly Wood explains why tech companies fix what isn’t broken, and musician Devendra Banhart takes the Marketplace Quiz.