Sep 9, 2016

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On today's show, we look at two very different weeks for Samsung and Apple's smartphone business. Plus: lifeguards who buck the stereotype and why Trump's taxable income could be zero.

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These lifeguards don't fit anyone's stereotype

Sep 9, 2016
A guard at New York's Jones Beach says the state is guilty of age discrimination.
Roy Lester at work at the Sun and Surf Club.
Sally Herships

Why Trump's taxable income could be close to zero

Sep 9, 2016
The presidential candidate says he'll release returns after an audit. Opponents claim he's hiding something.
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump announces his tax plan during a press conference at Trump Tower in New York on September 28, 2015. 

 
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Exploding batteries and more: Samsung's week from hell

Sep 9, 2016
Its global Galaxy Note 7 smartphone recall coincided with Apple's new iPhone launch.
In addition to reports that the Galaxy Note 7's battery can catch fire and explode, the Federal Aviation Administration has warned passengers not to use Samsung's phones in flight or check them in baggage.
TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images

Weekly Wrap: Has Apple become a value stock?

Sep 9, 2016
David Gura of Bloomberg and Catherine Rampell of the Washington Post join Marketplace host Molly Wood for the Weekly Wrap.
Customers browse books and other Amazon products at the newly-opened Amazon Books store on November 4, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.

 
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On today’s show, we look at two very different weeks for Samsung and Apple’s smartphone business. Plus: lifeguards who buck the stereotype and why Trump’s taxable income could be zero.