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Marketplace for Friday, December 18, 2015
Dec 18, 2015

Marketplace for Friday, December 18, 2015

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There's a new consumer holiday and it comes with free shipping; how women that are CFOs barely out-earn their male colleagues; and the holidays brought to you by...fruitcake. 

Segments From this episode

Texas company dresses up fruitcake with pecans

Dec 18, 2015
A fruitcake makeover for a product with a long history

Georgia town boasts about its fruitcake bakery

Dec 18, 2015
A look into the "Fruitcake Capital of the World"

Mitch McConnell wants to know what the Fed is up to

Dec 18, 2015
Mitch McConnell is going after the Fed

Weekly Wrap: the Fed, the budget and tax codes

Dec 18, 2015
David Gura and Jo Ling Kent join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.

How movie theaters will make the most of 'Star Wars'

Dec 18, 2015
Tapping the profit potential of a blockbuster goes way beyond ticket sales.

Free shipping day: why not year-round?

Dec 18, 2015
Many major retailers offer free delivery by Christmas Eve with no minimum buy.

A conversation with a Federal Reserve Governor

Dec 18, 2015
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal talks with Jerome Powell of the Federal Reserve

Women CFOs barely out-earn their male peers, here's why

Dec 18, 2015
There's a "crack in the glass ceiling," but not in overall pay equity.

There’s a new consumer holiday and it comes with free shipping; how women that are CFOs barely out-earn their male colleagues; and the holidays brought to you by…fruitcake. 

Music from the episode

Fever The Black Keys
Avalanche WALK THE MOON
Oye Como Va Santana