Marketplace for Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Jul 12, 2016

Marketplace for Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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The S&P 500 hit a record high yesterday, while the bond market has yields at record lows  what that means for the economy; a look at the value of Sanders supporters and whether or not their enthusiasm can be transferred to the Clinton campaign; and why hoverboards have to be certified by the Underwriters Laboratories

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Baseball cards get a digital makeover for 2016 season

Jul 12, 2016
Baseball cards are now sold on line - but they're only available for 24 hours
The front of Bartolo Colón’s Topps Now card, which sold a record breaking 8,826 copies on May 8, 2016.
Courtesy of The Topps Company

While the stock market rocks, investors like bonds too

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Jul 12, 2016
There's a reason equities are doing so well while bond yields crater.
A group of traders talk while working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), July 12, 2016 in New York City. The Dow Jones industrial average closed at an all-time high. 
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Got a raise? Thank the tightening labor market

Jul 12, 2016
JP Morgan Chase and Starbucks have announced wage raises to help retain employees
JP Morgan Chase announced raises for its employees today. 
Andrew Burton/Getty Images

How Helen Gurley Brown made sex profitable

Jul 12, 2016
A new biography looks at the prolific life of this feminist icon.
Cosmopolitan is one of the most widely read women's magazines in the world.
Sarah Menendez

The company that makes sure appliances don't explode

Jul 12, 2016
Hoverboards are supposed to be UL-certified, and the company is behind 100 other safety labels in your home.
The Consumer Products Safety Commission warned that all hoverboards should be UL certified after the toy's recent recall. 
Sean Gallup/Getty Images

The GOP Convention is bringing uncertainty to Cleveland

Jul 12, 2016
The media and delegates will be at the convention there, but will they shop local?
 A banner welcoming participants of the 2016 Republican National Convention hangs between Quicken Loans Arena and a parking garage on July 11, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 
Angelo Merendino/Getty Images

What Clinton really needs from the Sanders endorsement

Jul 12, 2016
Bernie's supporters are just the demographic Clinton needs.
Bernie Sanders introduces presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Portsmouth High School July 12, 2016 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Sanders endorsed Clinton for president of the United States.
Darren McCollester/Getty Images

Are people taking Pokemon Go too far?

Jul 12, 2016
Maybe catching Pokemon while visiting a memorial isn't a good idea...
A woman holds up her cell phone as she plays the Pokemon Go game in Lafayette Park in front of the White House in Washington, DC, July 12, 2016.
JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

The S&P 500 hit a record high yesterday, while the bond market has yields at record lows  what that means for the economy; a look at the value of Sanders supporters and whether or not their enthusiasm can be transferred to the Clinton campaign; and why hoverboards have to be certified by the Underwriters Laboratories

Music from the episode

Johnny (Sentimental Fool) Ulrich Schnauss, Jonas Munk, Ulrich Schnauss, Jonas Munk
Futuristic Casket Phantogram
I Found A Girl The Vamps