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How the U.S. became a tax haven for the globe’s wealthy and elite

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Among other things, the documents known as the Pandora Papers reveal the fast growth of special trusts in South Dakota, directly tied to the easing of restrictions, says the Guardian’s Dominic Rushe. Loic Venance/AFP via Getty Images

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What went on when Facebook's services went out

"Marketplace Tech" host Molly Wood chats with Amy Scott about the outage that Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram users experienced on Monday.

U.S. will press China to stick to its trade agreement

by Sabri Ben-Achour Oct 4, 2021
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai did not offer new strategies but a more pragmatic approach.

What happens if we crash through the debt ceiling?

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Oct 4, 2021
The Fed could buy defaulted Treasuries or swap Treasury bonds that weren’t in default for those that were.

How the Pandora Papers show the U.S. has become the tax haven for the global elite

by Amy Scott and Andie Corban Oct 4, 2021
Dominic Rushe of the Guardian outlines the financial and geopolitical implications of the Pandora Papers.

Uber and Lyft face old rivals: taxis

by Meghan McCarty Carino Oct 4, 2021
Ride-hailing fares have continued to increase in certain cities, giving traditional taxis more of a chance than they've had in years.

In South Carolina town, tenants feel effects of expired eviction moratorium

by Amy Scott and Richard Cunningham Oct 4, 2021
Marketplace’s Amy Scott speaks with housing attorney Nicole Paluzzi about the wave of evictions in North Charleston.

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