Marketplace for Friday, April 15, 2016
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Today, we're chatting with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker about the TPP. Plus, a few underwater homeowners get room to breathe and why there's no such thing as free shipping.
Segments From this episode
Oil producers talk, but the market is in control
OPEC members and other nations want to freeze oil production, but the supply of crude is already falling.
Free shipping has hidden costs
In his new book, “Door to Door,” Edward Humes uncovers the surprising details of global transportation.
Help arrives for (some) underwater homeowners
Mortgage holders who are delinquent and hold too much debt get a federal break .
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on the future of the TPP
Secretary Pritzker joined Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal to discuss set-top boxes, creating competition and the status of the Trans- Pacific Partnership
The White House wants more competition, starting with the set-top box
Why the President has singled out set-top boxes
Weekly Wrap: China has a lot of stuff
Plus, what's it mean that five big banks don't have good living wills?
NBA jerseys are getting ads
Teams will sell a small patch, worth $100 million a year altogether, starting in 2017.
Today, we’re chatting with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker about the TPP. Plus, a few underwater homeowners get room to breathe and why there’s no such thing as free shipping.
Music from the episode
Pay No Mind (feat. Passion Pit) Madeon, Passion Pit
Manifest Gang Starr
Da Rockwilder Method Man, Redman
Black Lemon Generationals