Apr 11, 2016

Marketplace for Monday, April 11, 2016

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Kai talks to the United States Treasury Secretary Jack Lew about inversions, the global economy and keeping Hamilton on the 10 dollar bill; Marketplace's Sabri Ben-Achour looks at the rise of chat bots ahead of Facebook's F8 conference; and how your income may be tied to your life expectancy. 

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Oil bust means boom for auction house

Apr 11, 2016
One auction house in Denver is selling a record amount of used oil equipment.
Potential buyers check out oil and gas equipment being auctioned at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers in Denver on March 17, 2016.
Grace Hood/Colorado Public Radio

How long you live depends on where you live, if you're poor

Apr 11, 2016
The rich tend to live 10+ years longer than the worst-off. Health choices matter.
A pedestrian crosses train tracks in Birmingham, Alabama. 
Mario Tama/Getty Images

Rise of the Chat Bot

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Apr 11, 2016
Chatbots are becoming more available and more ubiquitous.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at last year's F8 summit in San Francisco, California.  
Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Jack Lew talks inversions, trade and MetLife's too-big-to-fail status

Apr 11, 2016
The Treasury Secretary also made his case for the U.S. leading the global economy.
 U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew testifies at a hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee July 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Olivier Douliery/Getty Images

History has its eyes on the $10 bill, but Jack Lew won't tell us who's on it

Apr 11, 2016
The Treasury has an "interesting announcement," but we're gonna have to Wait For It.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and "Hamilton" writer and star Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Bruce Glikas/U.S. Treasury via Facebook

Kai talks to the United States Treasury Secretary Jack Lew about inversions, the global economy and keeping Hamilton on the 10 dollar bill; Marketplace’s Sabri Ben-Achour looks at the rise of chat bots ahead of Facebook’s F8 conference; and how your income may be tied to your life expectancy. 

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