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Marketplace for Thursday January 1, 2015
Jan 1, 2015

Marketplace for Thursday January 1, 2015

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Hangovers have existed as long as overconsumption of alcohol. (That is to say: as long as alcohol.) But even though every few years a new technique or pill is offered as a cure, the task may be futile. Plus, most housing market watchers are predicting that 2015 will be better than 2014. How much better? Some expect home sales to increase about 10 percent this year.

Segments From this episode

McDonald's makes a move toward not-so-fast food

Jan 1, 2015
We're not lovin' it: McDonald's earnings hit a new low. Are custom burgers an answer?

Semi-rosy outlook for housing market

Jan 1, 2015
Home sales could increase by 10 percent but weak wage growth may cut down on potential buyers.

Inside the CIA's crystal ball for 2015

Jan 1, 2015
In 2000, the CIA made 70 pages worth of predictions for 2015. They didn't get everything right.

Champagne wishes and hangover-cure dreams

Jan 1, 2015
With New Year's Eve in the rear-view mirror, we tackle a timely topic: Hangover cures

Ringing in the new year with a pay raise

Jan 1, 2015
More than 20 states raise their minimum wages, so millions of workers get a bump in pay this year.

As funding drops, scientists turn to the crowd

Jan 1, 2015
Crowdfunding comes to the research lab, and websites spring up to vet projects.

Hangovers have existed as long as overconsumption of alcohol. (That is to say: as long as alcohol.) But even though every few years a new technique or pill is offered as a cure, the task may be futile. Plus, most housing market watchers are predicting that 2015 will be better than 2014. How much better? Some expect home sales to increase about 10 percent this year.

Music from the episode

Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers) - Radio Edit Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers
Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers) - Radio Edit Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers
Beautiful Liar Beyoncé, Shakira
Beautiful Liar Beyoncé, Shakira
Beautiful Liar Beyoncé, Shakira
Dark Sunrise Rikki Ililonga, Musi-O-Tunya
Dark Sunrise Rikki Ililonga, Musi-O-Tunya
Dark Sunrise Rikki Ililonga, Musi-O-Tunya