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Feb 28, 2014

Marketplace for Friday, February 28, 2014

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So, you went ahead and bought some bit coin. Now a large exchange is filing for bankruptcy because of a theft. How do you, how can you, protect your investment? Plus: After word that Quiznos is close to filing for bankruptcy, we take stock of what it takes to open a fast-food franchise. They may seem mostly the same, but the start-up and licensing costs vary widely. 

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It's March. Do you know how much coffee you're drinking?

Feb 28, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for the first week of March 2014

So you went ahead and bought some bitcoin

Feb 28, 2014
Now a large exchange is filing for bankruptcy because of a theft. How can you protect your investment?

What it costs to become a fast food franchisee

Feb 28, 2014
Quiznos is reportedly close to filing for bankruptcy. One problem is unhappy franchisees. So what's it take to open a fast food store?

Oscar Micheaux: First to put black films on the silver screen

Feb 28, 2014
Micheaux incorporated African Americans from casting to funding to production
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California rules cell phone maps OK while driving

Feb 28, 2014
What could possibly go wrong?

Ukrainian protests follow oligarchs to London

Feb 28, 2014
Mansions outside of Ukraine are drawing charges of corruption as well

Weekly Wrap: Economic blood pressure

Feb 28, 2014
Kai talks to John Carney from the Wall Street Journal and Leigh Gallagher from Fortune for the Weekly Wrap.

Beef Prices, beefed up

Feb 28, 2014
Beef prices are at record highs and they're only steering north from here
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So, you went ahead and bought some bit coin. Now a large exchange is filing for bankruptcy because of a theft. How do you, how can you, protect your investment? Plus: After word that Quiznos is close to filing for bankruptcy, we take stock of what it takes to open a fast-food franchise. They may seem mostly the same, but the start-up and licensing costs vary widely. 

Music from the episode

Sunday - Instrumental 9th Wonder, Keisha Shontelle, Chaundon
Chaghaybou Tinariwen
All You're Waiting For Classixx, Nancy Whang