Marketplace for Monday, December 28, 2015
Dec 28, 2015

Marketplace for Monday, December 28, 2015

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A look at low prices in the commodity sector; why some people can legally be paid under minimum wage; and how some homes in Los Angeles are preparing for El Niño. 

Segments From this episode

Some people are paid less than minimum wage, legally

Dec 28, 2015
There’s talk of raising the minimum wage, but did you know there’s a subminimum?

Low commodity prices pound a global mining giant

Dec 28, 2015
Diversification couldn't defend Freeport-McMoRan against the commodities bust.

How a government agency wastes billions of dollars

Dec 28, 2015
The pitfalls of using corporate business practice in government agencies.

Preparing for El Niño's storms in Los Angeles

Dec 28, 2015
Southern Californians are worrying about flooding, mudslides and their trees

Disney summons the force for its largest expansion

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Dec 28, 2015
The theme park is set to build a Star Wars attraction. Adios, Frontierland.

Why buying Legos is a good investment

Dec 28, 2015
Turns out Legos are actually really valuable.

Making a living playing the violin

Dec 28, 2015
The life of a freelance violinist during the holidays

Japan and South Korea finally resolve 'comfort women' dispute

Dec 28, 2015
Japan is apologizing for its use of Korean sex slaves during World War II.

A look at low prices in the commodity sector; why some people can legally be paid under minimum wage; and how some homes in Los Angeles are preparing for El Niño. 

Music from the episode

Cirrus Bonobo
Mathematics Mos Def
Andy Last Dinosaurs
Gold Slugs DJ Khaled, Chris Brown, August Alsina, Fetty Wap