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Marketplace for Tuesday September 9, 2014

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More employers are requiring college degrees for jobs that don’t really require skills learned in college — and are held mostly by people now who don’t have degrees, according to a new study. Why? Because they can. Does that mean we’re producing too many grads for the jobs available to them? Plus, Home Depot’s stock price is taking a beating after hackers breached the company’s payment systems last week. Are retailers, like Target and Home Depot, doing enough to protect themselves and their customers from credit card hackers? We explore.

Segments From this episode

So about those new Apple products...

by Kai Ryssdal Sep 9, 2014
Apple shares closed in the red for the day, down 37 cents.

Morning person, or night owl? It matters

by Sally Herships Sep 9, 2014
Ethical thinking declines when employees work against their natural sleep schedule.
Corner Office

3 things you probably didn't know about Richard Branson

by Kai Ryssdal Sep 9, 2014
He has built Virgin into a huge conglomerate by keeping himself front and center.

Does 'something rented' count as 'something borrowed'?

by Shannon Mullen Sep 9, 2014
Wedding clothes rentals are officially online.

What can retailers do after the Home Depot hack?

by Dan Gorenstein Sep 9, 2014
Cyberthieves are still after your credit card information, and the pressure is on retailers to get ahead in the cyberwar games. But are they?
Final Note

More people own cats than stock these days

by Kai Ryssdal Sep 9, 2014
Stocking up on cats instead of shares? You're not alone.
Learning Curve

Are we producing more grads than jobs?

by Amy Scott Sep 9, 2014
More employers are requiring college degrees for jobs that don’t really need them.

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Pumpin Blood NONONO
Stuntin' Like My Daddy - Street Birdman, Lil Wayne

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