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Why a boring part of the market is going crazy, how Amazon ran away with the Emmys and where a pipeline leak can slow down a whole region. Plus: how do dollar stores outrun inflation?

Segments From this episode

A single pipeline leak slows the Southeast

Sep 19, 2016
Many kinds of disconnects impact pipelines these days: some physical, others cognitive.
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Chinese investors are buying up French farmland

Sep 19, 2016
French farmland is being sought by China in a bid to assure its own food supplies.
A farmer drives a combine harvester during a wheat harvest in Monthodon near Tours, central France.

 
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Using data and algorithms to style men

Sep 19, 2016
Online styling service Stitch Fix launches a men's line.
Stitch Fix

How do dollar stores buck inflation?

Sep 19, 2016
Our listener asks: How do dollar stores still sell the same items for $1 as they did years ago?
 

 
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The Emmys and how Jeff Bezos changed the world

Sep 19, 2016
Newer media companies snap up Emmys.
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A boring segment of the stock market is on fire

Sep 19, 2016
With bond yields low, investors are flocking to dividend-paying funds.
 

 
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America is graying — but that’s not such a bad thing.

Sep 19, 2016
The number of seniors is growing — but that doesn't mean the economy is going to sink.
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Music from the episode

Avalanche WALK THE MOON
Leaving Los Feliz Mark Ronson, Kevin Parker