Marketplace for Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015
Feb 5, 2015

Marketplace for Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

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Airing on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015: Greece’s prime minister and finance minister are traveling around Europe meeting with senior European officials and leaders to persuade them to back the new government’s plans for changing the conditions of Greece’s bailout. We look at how much success they’re having. Plus, following the Anthem hack, we examine the hierarchy of hackable data. What is most valuable to hackers?

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Counting gallons: How much water do you use?

Feb 5, 2015
A Marketplace reporter tracks the water his family uses in a day – and its cost.

Europe resists Greece's charm offensive

Feb 5, 2015
Finance minister struggles to win support for Greek anti-austerity policies.

The value of hacked data

Feb 5, 2015
Some data is worth more to hackers than credit card numbers.

IMF creates global safety net for poorest countries

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Feb 5, 2015
It's special ‘shock’ fund offers debt relief to help deal with crises like Ebola.

Google to mine a new source of data – tweets

Feb 5, 2015
Deal with Twitter means tweets will show up in real time via Google search.

How do you get rid of 40 inches of snow?

Feb 5, 2015
After a week of record snow fall, Boston is trying to make it disappear.

Amy Pascal is out as Sony Pictures head

Feb 5, 2015
The studio is changing leadership following last year's crippling cyber attack.

Coming soon: New York's first men's fashion week

Feb 5, 2015
Following the lead of other big cities, the show will take place in mid-July.

Airing on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015: Greece’s prime minister and finance minister are traveling around Europe meeting with senior European officials and leaders to persuade them to back the new government’s plans for changing the conditions of Greece’s bailout. We look at how much success they’re having. Plus, following the Anthem hack, we examine the hierarchy of hackable data. What is most valuable to hackers?

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