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Marketplace for Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Aug 23, 2016

Marketplace for Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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Angela Merkel became one of the most influential world leaders today and how she might proceed post-Brexit; Paris has started construction on its first urban refugee camp — what effect this will have on the city's homeless refugee population; and what does the requirement that presidential candidates disclose their personal finances mean for Donald Trump in this election? 

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The price of the EpiPen has surged. Who pays?

Aug 23, 2016
How will users of the auto-injector pay for the drug they rely on?
For the parents and guardians of children who need EpiPens to manage their allergies, the price tag has gone up by several hundred dollars.
Wikimedia Commons

Meat Casino: volatility in the cattle futures markets

Aug 23, 2016
It’s up, it’s down and a bit unpredictable

How Angela Merkel and Theresa May are the same

Aug 23, 2016
Author Matthew Qvortrup on his new book "Angela Merkel: Europe's Most Influential Leader"
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Minister-President of North Rhine-Westphalia Hannelore Kraft and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attend the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of North Rhine-Westphalia on August 23, 2016 in Duesseldorf, Germany.
Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

Paris begins construction of urban refugee camp

Aug 23, 2016
The camp will provide shelter for more than 1,000 people.
Sami Achakzai, an Afghan refugee recently arrived in Paris, has been sleeping under a metro bridge. The city has a shortage of housing for refugees and migrants.
Emma Jacobs/Marketplace

With Trump, the more he tells us, the less we know

Aug 23, 2016
When it comes to all those financial details, what must presidential candidates disclose?
Presidential candidates are required by law to disclose their personal finances; but it’s safe to say these disclosure filings were not designed with candidates like Donald Trump in mind.
DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/Getty Images

Best Buy beats expectations big time

Aug 23, 2016
Unlike many of its rivals, the consumer electronics chain is doing well

KFC releases fried-chicken scented sunscreen

Aug 23, 2016
Because who doesn't want to smell like the Colonel’s 11 herbs and spices at the beach.
KFC

A year after EPA spill, some still seek compensation

Aug 23, 2016
The EPA says it's limited in what it can reimburse communities for.
The 2016 rafting season has been strong in Durango, Colo. Flash back one year ago though and this riverfront looked different. Companies were forced to cancel trips for eight days after an EPA-triggered spill of mining waste into the Animas River.
Grace Hood, Colorado Public Radio

Angela Merkel became one of the most influential world leaders today and how she might proceed post-Brexit; Paris has started construction on its first urban refugee camp — what effect this will have on the city’s homeless refugee population; and what does the requirement that presidential candidates disclose their personal finances mean for Donald Trump in this election? 

Music from the episode

Gold Silver Diamond Generationals
Polypel Nitemoves
Leaving Los Feliz Mark Ronson, Kevin Parker
Dawn Chorus Boards of Canada