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Marketplace for Tuesday, January 26, 2016

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Why the company behind the GED lowered the passing score; a look at Apple’s stock after their latest earnings report; and an interview with Mohammed El-Erian, author of new book about central banks

Segments From this episode

Once famous for beer, Milwaukee now bets on water

by Sarah Gardner Jan 26, 2016
Milwaukee, on the shore of Lake Michigan, hopes to become a center for water-technology research and jobs

Feds push to increase probation period for new hires

by Kimberly Adams Jan 26, 2016
It comes despite existing recruitment struggles for government jobs.

Making sure the GED test isn't harder than high school

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Jan 26, 2016
The company behind the GED is lowering the test's passing score
Final Note

Houses near Whole Foods cost more than average home

by Kai Ryssdal Jan 26, 2016
Is anyone surprised?
Shelf Life

Central banks and avoiding the next financial collapse

by Kai Ryssdal Jan 26, 2016
The U.S. is obsessed with finance, here's a look at why it's time for a pivot.

Russia's economy is hit by low oil prices

by Kai Ryssdal Jan 26, 2016
Russia's economy fell 3.8 percent in 2015 and the country's in an economic crisis

Music from the episode

Intro The xx
Intro The xx
Pop It Anamanaguchi, meesh
Pop It Anamanaguchi, meesh
I Was Never Young of Montreal
I Was Never Young of Montreal
Heartbreaker (feat. John Legend) MSTRKRFT, John Legend
Heartbreaker (feat. John Legend) MSTRKRFT, John Legend

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