May 30, 2016

Marketplace for Monday, May 30, 2016


On this Memorial Day episode: Military spouse employment, home prices and part of our new podcast "The Uncertain Hour."

Segments From this episode

Who run the world? GDP.

May 30, 2016
But why? Do we put too much emphasis on GDP when evaluating economic health?
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By one measure, that million-dollar home in San Francisco isn’t as expensive as it seems

May 30, 2016
Low interest rates and rising incomes might offset prices, but affordability is still a problem
San Francisco's famed Painted Ladies victorian houses, 2014. 
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Military spouses are often underemployed

May 30, 2016
A new study looks at the economic toll military life can take on military spouses.
Marlene Aceves embraces her husband Matthew Aceves following a homecoming ceremony at Kentucky's Fort Knox, 2013.
Luke Sharrett/Getty Images

How to build a business on another company's old gear

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Wes Dooley dedicated himself to keeping the old ways alive, and his microphones are renowned for it.
The 'mic museum' at AEA Microphones in Pasadena, California.
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An eagle of the Guard from Above company, grasps a drone during a police exercise in Katwijk, on March 7, 2016. The bird of prey can get drones from the air by catching them with his legs.

Music from the episode

Second Chance Peter Bjorn and John
1517 The Whitest Boy Alive
Carried Away Passion Pit
Time to Run Lord Huron
Cherry SIBA