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Jul 25, 2016

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A farewell to Yahoo as we knew it; the latest installment of "I've Always Wondered..." looking into how authors make money off library books; and Marketplace's Lizzie O'Leary reports from Germany on the push to bring businesses based in the UK to Germany. 

Segments From this episode

The death of email may be exaggerated

Jul 25, 2016
Despite hacks, it's alive and well in business culture.
Tony Wagner/Marketplace

How do authors make money from library books?

Jul 25, 2016
Most of them aren't donations. Think of them as prepaid.
Stanford University's library.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Why some towns are un-paving their roads

Jul 25, 2016
Ripping up pot-hole filled asphalt and replacing it with gravel makes more financial sense.

RIP Yahoo, 1994 to 2016

Jul 25, 2016
Launched in the early days of the web, it never figured out the next new thing.
Pedestrians walk by a Yahoo sign in Times Square on July 29, 2009 in New York City. 
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

After Brexit vote, luring London businesses to Berlin

Jul 25, 2016
Investor thinks companies will move for access to the European single market.
Businesses could be adding their buildings to this skyline following Brexit.
JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images

What would replace the WTO if Trump got rid of it?

Jul 25, 2016
The US has a good record using the World Trade Organization to block unfair trade practices.
Last week, Trump suggested conditions for remaining in NATO. This week, he's threatened to leave the WTO if elected.
Sara D. Davis/Getty Images
Starbucks updated its dress code to be more trendy-friendly.
Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

A farewell to Yahoo as we knew it; the latest installment of “I’ve Always Wondered…” looking into how authors make money off library books; and Marketplace’s Lizzie O’Leary reports from Germany on the push to bring businesses based in the UK to Germany. 

Music from the episode

Days Beach Youth
Tidal Wave Thee Oh Sees
Airfield Javelin