Marketplace for Friday, April 29, 2016
Apr 29, 2016

Marketplace for Friday, April 29, 2016

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Unpacking this week's business and economic news with the Weekly Wrap; the cost of California's impact on this election cycle; and introducing The Uncertain Hour, a podcast from the Marketplace Wealth & Poverty Desk that looks at the impact welfare reform 20 years after changes took place.

Segments From this episode

The Conversation: Paid family leave

Apr 29, 2016
Marketplace Weekend listeners weigh in on what paid family leave means to them.
Who should decide who gets paid family leave?
Joe Klamar/Getty Images

Rovi buys TiVo for $1.1 billion

Apr 29, 2016
The DVR pioneer holds a trove of valuable patents.
An TiVo remote circa 2007.
Eric/Flickr

The taxpayer-funded pop album all about welfare

Apr 29, 2016
The motivational CD helped people in Riverside County find jobs — for a while.
Keith Rogers worked at the DPSS mail room when he was tapped to help make Larry Townsend's CD "Work Makes the Difference."
Krissy Clark/Marketplace

California makes an expensive primary appearance

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Apr 29, 2016
At this point in the campaign season, the nominations are usually locked up.
US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz greets supporters during a rally at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center on April 11, 2016 in San Diego, California.
BILL WECHTER/AFP/Getty Images

Weekly Wrap: Why the Fed hasn't raised interest rates again

Apr 29, 2016
Catherine Rampell and John Carney join Kai to recap the week that was.

Finland is saving their postal service, one lawn at a time

Apr 29, 2016
The country is cutting lawns to cut costs.

Unpacking this week’s business and economic news with the Weekly Wrap; the cost of California’s impact on this election cycle; and introducing The Uncertain Hour, a podcast from the Marketplace Wealth & Poverty Desk that looks at the impact welfare reform 20 years after changes took place.

Music from the episode

Sunday - Instrumental 9th Wonder, Keisha Shontelle, Chaundon
Sunday - Instrumental 9th Wonder, Keisha Shontelle, Chaundon