Marketplace for Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Oct 4, 2016

Marketplace for Tuesday, October 4, 2016


On today's show: everything you need to know about Yahoo's NSA controversy, Trump's "fiduciary responsibility" and the IMF's annual meeting. Plus, a conversation with Sophia Amoruso, the multi-hyphenate behind Nasty Gal and #GirlBoss.

Segments From this episode

Jack and the non-GMO beanstalk

Oct 4, 2016
The path to market for non-GMO soybeans is complex.
This label on non-biotech soybeans includes information about the farmer and lot number from which it came. The beans have also been tested for any genetically modified materials to vouchsafe their integrity.
Annie Baxter/Marketplace

Sophia Amoruso, founder-author-podcaster-extraordinaire

Oct 4, 2016
Sophia Amoruso founded her clothing company, Nasty Gal, over ten years ago. Now she's well on her way to becoming a media empire.
Sophia Amoruso attends Girlboss-Prudential Brunch at NeueHouse Los Angeles on September 9, 2016 in Hollywood, California.
Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for Girlboss, Inc.

Nasty Gal creator on building a media empire

Oct 4, 2016
Sophia Amoruso's Girlboss brand extends to books, a podcast, and a Netflix show.
Cover art from Sophia Amoruso's book "Nasty Galaxy."
© Magnus Unnar

IMF warns against protectionist sentiment

Oct 4, 2016
At its annual meeting in Washington D.C., the IMF sees threats to global growth.

Set the mood with a candle that smells like a new Mac

Oct 4, 2016
"New Car Smell" for a new generation.
12 South

Haiti's infrastructure especially vulnerable as hurricane hits

Oct 4, 2016
The country is still trying to recover from an earthquake in 2010.
A man walks down a flooded street, in a neighbourhood of the commune of Cite Soleil, in the Haitian Capital Port-au-Prince. Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, triggering floods and forcing thousands to flee the path of a storm that has already claimed three lives in the poorest country in the Americas.

Trump: the law made me do it

Oct 4, 2016
The candidate's defense of tax avoidance doesn't stand up to legal scrutiny.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a sheet of paper with his donations listed at a news conference at Trump Tower where he addressed issues about the money he pledged to donate to veterans groups following a skipped a debate in January before the Iowa caucuses in New York City. 
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Yahoo accused of spying on users' emails

Oct 4, 2016
But was the company alone in cooperating with U.S. intelligence?
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

On today’s show: everything you need to know about Yahoo’s NSA controversy, Trump’s “fiduciary responsibility” and the IMF’s annual meeting. Plus, a conversation with Sophia Amoruso, the multi-hyphenate behind Nasty Gal and #GirlBoss.

Music from the episode

Been Around the World (feat. The Notorious B.I.G. & Mase) Diddy, The Family, The Notorious B.I.G., Mase
Work It Missy Elliott
Pumpin Blood NONONO