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Marketplace for Monday, February 29, 2016

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A look at how china is handling their slow economy; how the Dow/DuPont merger is affecting communities in West Virgina; and is Warren Buffett’s positive outlook on the American economy shared by most people?

Segments From this episode

Is Buffett's economy growing for everyone?

by Tracey Samuelson Feb 29, 2016
The billionaire CEO says the economy is growing and times are good. But gains aren't being spread around.

Mount St. Mary's president resigns in the wake of "bunnies" comment

by Amy Scott Feb 29, 2016
The university was roiled by a gaffe that compared struggling students to "bunnies" that needed to be drowned.

NBC tries an old trick to reduce ad glut

by Adriene Hill Feb 29, 2016
The network will feature "bonus" content on a few shows Monday night — with a catch.

China tries new measures to restore growth

by Kimberly Adams Feb 29, 2016
The world's second-largest economy has announced fresh steps to stem decline.

How soon will it be a drone world?

by Andy Uhler Feb 29, 2016
The FAA may reverse itself and allow commercial drone flights over populated area.

Dow DuPont merger spells uncertainty in West Virginia

by Marketplace Contributor Feb 29, 2016
Some fear job losses, others have questions about environmental cleanup

Honorary expenses: Silicon Valley to Capitol Hill

by Kai Ryssdal Mar 1, 2016
The tech industry is donating big money to fix their diversity problems.

Music from the episode

Get By Talib Kweli
O.N.E. Yeasayer
Cassettesingle Fujiya & Miyagi

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