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Some factory jobs are returning from offshore outsourcing but many aren't convinced it will help the manufacturing sector much; how Venezuela's oil-dependent economy is hurting the country's agricultural sector; and how Verizon's pursuit of Yahoo is a rebranding effort
Segments From this episode
How much could the return of factory jobs add up to?
Manufacturers are getting more done with fewer American workers.
Oil pushes out Venezuela's agriculture
A strong currency pushed up by oil exports, and national price controls, have marginalized once strong economic sectors
People really tried filing their taxes from Coachella
The music festival landed on the weekend before taxes are due
Are sport retail bankruptcies Darwinism at work?
Too many sporting-goods stores are competing for customers.
Brazilians vote to impeach President Dilma Rousseff
Many Brazilians blame Rousseff for the economic hardship they’re facing.
How buying Yahoo would help Verizon reshape itself
Speculation abounds on whether or not the nation's leading wireless service carrier should purchase the struggling Internet giant.
Amazon launches monthly subscriptions
Stand-alone video and Prime memberships will have monthly options
Some factory jobs are returning from offshore outsourcing but many aren’t convinced it will help the manufacturing sector much; how Venezuela’s oil-dependent economy is hurting the country’s agricultural sector; and how Verizon’s pursuit of Yahoo is a rebranding effort
Music from the episode
Baghdad Sun Apollo Brown
Drop It Like It's Hot Snoop Dogg, Pharrell Williams
Beautiful, Dirty, Rich (as made famous by Lady Gaga) Beat Makers Inc.
Down, Down, Down - Club Mix DJ Quik, Suga Free, Mausberg, AMG
Gives You Hell The All-American Rejects