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Marketplace for Friday, August 21, 2015

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Take a deep breath. We talk through the day of apocalyptic markets in our Weekly Wrap; there are some numbers on the rise — the average FICO score; and volunteers pitch in to fight the West’s brutal wildfires.

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Shelf Life

Felicia Day and the guild of geek

by Kai Ryssdal and Bridget Bodnar Aug 21, 2015
A million hats weren't enough for her, so the producer-performer wrote a memoir.

Credit: What's in your wallet?

by Gigi Douban Aug 21, 2015
Americans' FICO scores are on the rise. What's going on?

In Northwest, fire officials are accepting volunteers

by Andy Uhler Aug 21, 2015
The experiment could be a model for managing disasters with limited resources.
Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: plunging markets

by Kai Ryssdal Aug 21, 2015
Cardiff Garcia from FT Alphaville and Leigh Gallagher of Fortune join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.

A check on equity-based crowdfunding

by Jim Burress Aug 21, 2015
Georgia was one of the first states to allow this type of regulated crowdfunding.

In oil glut, fewer oil rigs mean less work

by Todd Melby Aug 21, 2015
Steve Brown started his Bakken water-hauling business during the field's peak .

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Valerie - '68 Version Amy Winehouse
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