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Marketplace for Thursday, January 7, 2016
Jan 7, 2016

Marketplace for Thursday, January 7, 2016

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A look at the Chinese economy from the stock market to commodities; how an after-school program in Silicon Valley is preparing the cybersecurity programmers of tomorrow; and the rap album dedicated to public radio. 

Segments From this episode

The public radio-themed rap album

Jan 7, 2016
Rapper TJ Reynolds just took public radio theme songs to the next level

What's on NFL teams' stadium wish lists?

Jan 7, 2016
Three teams want to move to Los Angeles in part because they want new stadiums.

Wheat Thins go on a diet

Jan 7, 2016
Wheat Thins are getting 14 percent thinner, and it says a lot about how we snack.

Retail writes an obit on flash sale sites

Jan 7, 2016
Gilt and its ilk rose from recession. They couldn't weather better economic times.

Beyond the markets, China's real economy is what matters

Jan 7, 2016
Decline in China's imports of natural resources has global economic consequences

China's trading day lasted only 14 minutes

China's stock index fell by 7 percent in just 14 minutes Thursday — what's going on?

Kids start honing their cybersecurity skills early

Jan 7, 2016
This after-school program is training kids in cybersecurity at a young age

A look at the Chinese economy from the stock market to commodities; how an after-school program in Silicon Valley is preparing the cybersecurity programmers of tomorrow; and the rap album dedicated to public radio. 

Music from the episode

Mathematics Mos Def
Human Beings Matt Pond PA