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Sep 16, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, September 16th, 2016

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On this edition of Marketplace Weekend, Andy Uhler and Lindsey Turrentine, editor in chief of CNET.com, talk with host Lizzie O'Leary about Ikea and the makeup industry in this week's Long and Short. Stephen Beard reports on the first new…

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The allure of the $2 bill

Sep 16, 2016
A new documentary explores its history and its role today.
Do you like to use $2 bills? Or stash them away?
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Long and Short: Ikea, makeup, the NCAA and wireless headphones

Sep 16, 2016
Marketplace's Andy Uhler and CNET's Lindsey Turrentine go long and short on topics from the week's news
A shopper looks around at Ikea.  
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The Conversation: Your money questions

What have you always wanted to know about money?
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Can Chicago’s recent plague of violence be cured?

Sep 16, 2016
A look at the cities’ rise in violence as a symptom of economic inequality.
A young victim of Chicago's gun violence is laid to rest. 

On this edition of Marketplace Weekend, Andy Uhler and Lindsey Turrentine, editor in chief of CNET.com, talk with host Lizzie O’Leary about Ikea and the makeup industry in this week’s Long and Short. Stephen Beard reports on the first new power plant to open in the United Kingdom in 20 years, and Kimberly Adams talks about new census data that reports median household incomes have increased. Listeners call in to talk about money and education, and senior education correspondent Amy Scott weighs in on college affordability. WBEZ’s reporter Natalie Moore talks about the link between poverty, segregation and violence in Chicago. Plus, filmmaker John Bennardo discusses his new film “The 2 Dollar Bill Documentary,” and we hear an interview with the band “Survive,” which is responsible for the popular original score to the Netflix hit “Stranger Things.”