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Marketplace for Monday, January 11, 2016
Jan 11, 2016

Marketplace for Monday, January 11, 2016

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How are global markets coping at China continues its nosedive; what happens when college is too expensive for applicants; and who really wins when someone finally hits the lottery jackpot?

Segments From this episode

Scaling down the college dream because of cost

Jan 8, 2016
When high school students have to face the limitations of college tuition costs

For Venezuela, oil is a resource curse

Jan 11, 2016
Over-reliance on oil, and subsidies for the masses, leave Venezuela in a desperate economic crisis
Supporters of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez and current President Nicolas Maduro accompany United Socialist Party (PSUV) deputies, outside the Supreme Court of Justice in Caracas on January 7, 2016. Venezuela's political crisis deepened Thursday as the government vowed to stop the center-right opposition using its new legislative powers to try and oust President Nicolas Maduro. 
FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images

Feeling the economic power of Powerball

Jan 11, 2016
The jackpot has never been this high, but not all the winners cash in big

Why rare-disease treatments can be big business

Jan 11, 2016
Combined, Shire and Baxalta expect 65 percent of total revenue to come from rare disease treatments.

Global markets shrug off China's market turmoil

Jan 11, 2016
Unlike last week, China's market troubles didn't seem to have much global impact.

Why Campbell changed its mind on GMO labeling

Jan 11, 2016
The company became the first of Big Food to reverse its stance

Is the 'The Revenant' worth watching?

Jan 11, 2016
Could the Golden Globes foreshadow what's to come during the rest of awards season?

How are global markets coping at China continues its nosedive; what happens when college is too expensive for applicants; and who really wins when someone finally hits the lottery jackpot?

Music from the episode

The Colour Of Crumar Mark Ronson, The Business Intl
Knock You Down Keri Hilson, Kanye West, Ne-Yo