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Marketplace for Monday, February 3, 2014
Feb 3, 2014

Marketplace for Monday, February 3, 2014

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Much of the talk about emerging markets has been about the Fed’s decision to cut back its stimulus program. But there’s something else driving emerging markets down: China. Next, Cleveland now goes the way of St. Louis, Pittsburgh and other former airline hubs, as United announces a streamlining of its routes. We take a look at the factors that go into gateway airports losing their influence and their role, and the wider repercussion for the host city. And finally, there has been a spate of public job leaving – most recently a woman who quit  in a Super Bowl ad in front of 100 million people.  Why?  Is this a hopeful sign that the economy is improving?

Segments From this episode

As China slows, emerging markets stamp on the brakes

Feb 3, 2014
The Fed's actions are affecting emerging markets, but there's something else weighing things down: China.

United kills another airline hub. What happens next in Cleveland?

Feb 3, 2014
Cleveland now goes the way of St. Louis, Pittsburgh and other former airline hubs, as United announces a streamlining of its routes

A woman quit her job on TV: Good news for the economy?

Feb 3, 2014
So was no one at the Department of Labor watching the Superbowl?

Going to prison can be costly for the whole family

Feb 3, 2014
Prison costs don't just fall on the taxpayer.

Coffee prices are down, but your latte's still expensive. Here's why.

Feb 3, 2014
When commodity prices go up, retail prices generally do too. When commodity prices go down, retail prices... seem to stay the same. What's going on?
Cupping is tasting different coffees. At Joe Coffee, Matt Banbury and Ed Kaufmann taste the coffee a couple of times per day. 
Stacey Vanek Smith

Do businesses profit from inequality?

Feb 3, 2014
The New York Times' Nelson Schwartz says there are short-term gains for individual companies, but long-term consequences for the economy as a whole

Guacamole wins!

Feb 3, 2014
Americans spend $1 billion on Super Bowl snacks

What it's like to be (well, voice) a Disney Princess

Feb 3, 2014
Janet Hsieh on playing the Mandarin-speaking Princess Anna in 'Frozen'

Much of the talk about emerging markets has been about the Fed’s decision to cut back its stimulus program. But there’s something else driving emerging markets down: China. Next, Cleveland now goes the way of St. Louis, Pittsburgh and other former airline hubs, as United announces a streamlining of its routes. We take a look at the factors that go into gateway airports losing their influence and their role, and the wider repercussion for the host city. And finally, there has been a spate of public job leaving – most recently a woman who quit  in a Super Bowl ad in front of 100 million people.  Why?  Is this a hopeful sign that the economy is improving?