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Dec 26, 2018

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Our retirement savings are looking a little healthier today. The markets rebounded, and after weeks of losses and volatility, we'll have the latest on what's happening on Wall Street. Meanwhile, the partial government shutdown drama continues. We'll talk about the way government data affects the markets and what happens when agencies stop gathering that data. Then: This was a long year for tech. In 2018, we saw security breaches, privacy scandals and congressional hearings. We'll look back at the year’s tech news with Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood. Also on today's show, another installment of "How to Be a ..." This time, we'll learn who's responsible for choosing the music in that favorite TV or movie scene of yours from music supervisor Morgan Rhodes.

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How to be a music supervisor

Dec 26, 2018
There's someone choosing the music for your favorite TV and movie scenes. Morgan Rhodes explains how she does her job — and how she got to where she is now.
A still from the 2014 film "Selma."
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Five things to look for in the 2019 tech industry

Dec 26, 2018
More data breaches? Multiple versions of the internet? Here's what to keep an eye on.
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The partial shutdown could delay economic data, too

Dec 26, 2018
We’re now five days into the partial government shutdown. While the Senate is expected to reconvene Thursday and resume negotiations over how to end the shutdown, odds are that it’ll continue into January. The impasse is already cutting into the supply of something that is essential to just about every market out there: federal economic data. […]
The sun begins to rise over Washington as the federal government is in a partial shutdown, on Dec. 23, 2018 in Washington, DC. 
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Returns are a holiday headache for retailers

Dec 28, 2018
When you return a gift to the store, it costs the retailer money to process your return and restock the item. And if you are returning it via mail, it’s an even bigger headache for the retailer.  Click the audio player above to hear the full story. Stories You Might Like 02/06/2018: Let’s talk about […]

Our retirement savings are looking a little healthier today. The markets rebounded, and after weeks of losses and volatility, we’ll have the latest on what’s happening on Wall Street. Meanwhile, the partial government shutdown drama continues. We’ll talk about the way government data affects the markets and what happens when agencies stop gathering that data. Then: This was a long year for tech. In 2018, we saw security breaches, privacy scandals and congressional hearings. We’ll look back at the year’s tech news with Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood. Also on today’s show, another installment of “How to Be a …” This time, we’ll learn who’s responsible for choosing the music in that favorite TV or movie scene of yours from music supervisor Morgan Rhodes.