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Marketplace for Friday, February 5, 2016

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Breaking down the January jobs report; the last installment of “My Economy” from the border; and how a troubled economy and the Zika virus are impacting Brazil’s annual carnival.

Segments From this episode

Brazil's economy rains on its carnival parades

by Ashley Milne-Tyte Feb 5, 2016
Smaller cities are cutting back or canceling their carnival parades because of the cost, during an economic crisis.
My Economy

My Economy: Educational aspirations in a borderland

by Kai Ryssdal Feb 5, 2016
Many students in the border region are constantly moving between two countries.

What are your budget priorities?

by Marketplace Weekend Staff Feb 5, 2016
The President's got 'em, you should too.
Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: breaking down the jobs report

by Kai Ryssdal Feb 5, 2016
Sudeep Reddy and Leigh Gallagher join Kai to recap the week that was.

Companies team up to get better value in health care

by Dan Gorenstein Feb 5, 2016
Twenty firms will share data on how much they're paying for care for workers.

Is this 'full employment' yet?

by Mitchell Hartman Feb 5, 2016
The 4.9 percent rate still leaves many underemployed, discouraged or struggling to find work.

The Super Bowl coin toss has a secret history

by Kai Ryssdal Feb 5, 2016
The Super Bowl coin toss and its connection to Wolf on Wall Street

Music from the episode

Palace Chalice Mux Mool
Something Good Can Work Two Door Cinema Club
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