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Top economics and financial officials met with Timothy Geithner today to discuss the future Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The new agency will have to overcome old loyalties and resentment from existing regulatory agencies forced to give up their staff and budget.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston released a paper that concluded people who spend cash at the register actually are giving money to people who use credit cards -- especially those with cashback rewards.
Kai Ryssdal speaks with SportsBusiness Journal's Tripp Mickle about Gatorade's unconventional marketing strategy at the X Games to capture an unconventional crowd.
The Rwandan genocide left behind devastation and a dominantly female population. But the country is making strides economically and politically. All due, in part, to one particular part of the population: Women.
Kai Ryssdal talks to Jess Sheidlower, editor at large of the Oxford English Dictionary, about profanity in the workplace. It's unpleasant, but why do many workers still swear?
Marketplace's Caitlan Caroll and a few members of the staff tried to take the edge off with "downer drinks," non-alcoholic beverages that help you relax and unwind.
Marketplace for Thursday, July 29, 2010