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Marketplace for Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Dec 29, 2015

Marketplace for Tuesday, December 29, 2015

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Why Carl Icahn is upping his bid for Pep Boys; the 60-year-old airplane that still gets the job done; and how General Mills is taking a new approach at reaching customers. 

Segments From this episode

New cholesterol drugs shed light on pricing conundrum

Dec 29, 2015
Earlier this year, the FDA approved applications from Sanofi and Amgen.

Congress wants NASA to build a space habitat

Dec 29, 2015
The omnibus deal included $55 million to build a deep space habitat.

Refugees learn American banking and credit

Dec 29, 2015
Newcomers take free financial literacy classes.

C-130 aircraft designed in the 1950s still delivers

Dec 29, 2015
The bulky cargo plane has survived tech advances and budget cuts for 60 years.

Crude oil is kind of like craft beer

Dec 29, 2015
The American price of crude oil has finally caught up to the rest of the world.

Delhi: The most air-polluted place on earth

Dec 29, 2015
A look at what it's like to live in the Indian capital.

Food giant General Mills tries out some new tactics

Dec 29, 2015
The Big Food company tries on small-size tactics in developing new products.

Why Carl Icahn wants to pay $1 billion for Pep Boys

Dec 29, 2015
Auto parts and service companies are cashing in on an aging vehicle fleet.

Why Carl Icahn is upping his bid for Pep Boys; the 60-year-old airplane that still gets the job done; and how General Mills is taking a new approach at reaching customers. 

Music from the episode

Happy Up Here Röyksopp
Fast As You Can Fiona Apple
The World Is Watching Two Door Cinema Club, Valentina Pappalardo
Acceptable in the 80's Calvin Harris
Surprise Hotel Fool's Gold