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Marketplace for Monday, November 30, 2015
Nov 30, 2015

Marketplace for Monday, November 30, 2015

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World leaders and billionaires commit to clean energy at the U.N. climate change summit; China joins the "grown-ups table" at the IMF; and how Adele's record-breaking album is defying market trends in the music industry.

Segments From this episode

Obama isn't fazed by buzzer, gives long speech anyway

Nov 30, 2015
President Obama went way over his time limit but didn't seem to care.

Nations and billionaires pledge money for clean energy

Nov 30, 2015
Entrepreneurs and governments have pledged billions for low-carbon technology.

A neighborhood divided over housing

Nov 30, 2015
A New Orleans neighborhood grapples with questions over low-income housing.
Dianne Morris in her home in New Orleans East.
Noel King/Marketplace

China's currency joins the IMF's elite

Nov 30, 2015
The renminbi will be added to the fund's basket of currencies

Got an invention? Head to your regional patent office

Nov 30, 2015
Fighting backlog, the US Patent office hopes regional offices will cut down wait.

Adele's record-breaking success not easy to replicate

Nov 30, 2015
Adele’s new album “25” sold more than 3 million copies in its first week.

North Korea's underground capitalism

Nov 30, 2015
One reporter's experience with capitalism in the dictatorship.

World leaders and billionaires commit to clean energy at the U.N. climate change summit; China joins the “grown-ups table” at the IMF; and how Adele’s record-breaking album is defying market trends in the music industry.

Music from the episode

Tongue Tied Grouplove
The Best Day Atmosphere
Thrift Shop (feat. Wanz) Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Wanz
Black Lemon Generationals