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Marketplace for Friday, January 8, 2016
Jan 8, 2016

Marketplace for Friday, January 8, 2016

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A look back at the ups and downs in the first week of 2016; the Saudi national oil company considers going public; and why jobs are up but wages are not.

Segments From this episode

Hero Norway earns millions housing refugees

Jan 8, 2016
Hero Norway is a for-profit that made millions housing refugees in 2015.

Weekly Wrap: A bumpy start to 2016

Jan 8, 2016
David Gura and Leigh Gallagher join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.

The Force is strong in the job market

Jan 8, 2016
Did the Force awaken jobs in the entertainment industry?

For sale: A slice of Saudi Arabia's oil company

Jan 8, 2016
The kingdom needs cash — and the assets of Saudi Aramco are enormous

Everybody's got an opinion on why wages are stuck

Jan 8, 2016
There's good news in the jobs report. But the news isn't so good for wages.

Unemployment is low — but many aren't looking anymore

Jan 8, 2016
Millions of prime-age workers have left the labor force since the recession. What are they doing, and how are they making ends meet?

"Bitcoin Boulevard" no longer booming

Jan 8, 2016
When businesses in a Cleveland suburb began accepting bitcoin, the response was huge

A look back at the ups and downs in the first week of 2016; the Saudi national oil company considers going public; and why jobs are up but wages are not.

Music from the episode

IDK Willow
Burning The Whitest Boy Alive
What You Know Two Door Cinema Club
Just Chillin' Gramatik
Basique Little People