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Marketplace for Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Apr 13, 2016

Marketplace for Wednesday, April 13, 2016


The Fed and the FDIC rejected the "living wills" of five U.S. banks; what its like to maintain a house like Downton Abbey; and a look at the growing market for kids' football helmets

Segments From this episode

WHO's fight against Zika highlights funding issues

Feb 24, 2016
The organization's ability to tackle disease globally is hampered by under-funding.
World Health Organization (WHO) chief Margaret Chan attends a press conference on Zika virus outbreak on March 22, 2016 at the health organization headquarters in Geneva. 

The price of keeping up a Downton Abbey-like home

Apr 13, 2016
When you inherit a fine old house, you need to find the funds to maintain it.
A view of the Milton Manor.
Stephen Beard/Marketplace

GMO acreage falls — along with commodity prices

Apr 13, 2016
For crops where GMO seeds are big, they're 90 percent of the market
Corn grows in a field near Roscoe, Illinois.
Scott Olson/Getty Images

Banks' living wills remain a work in progress

Apr 13, 2016
Feds and financial institutions still negotiating the rules on regulation
Bank of America is one of the five major banks failed to fulfill the regulatory requirement.
Davis Turner/Getty Images

All eyes on U.S. consumers as retail sales soften

Apr 13, 2016
Retail sales were down unexpectedly in March.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

CinemaCon and what may be coming to a theater near you

Apr 13, 2016
Marketplace’s Adriene Hill reports from the annual movie-industry gathering
 National Association of Theatre Owners President and CEO John Fithian speaks onstage during CinemaCon 2016 The State of the Industry: Past, Present and Future and STX Entertainment Presentation at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon on April, 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for CinemaCon

The Fed's Beige Book is actually pretty colorful

Apr 13, 2016
The publication illustrates the economy with some anecdotal notes.
It's that time of year when the Fed lets us in on some fun stories about the economy. 

The Fed and the FDIC rejected the “living wills” of five U.S. banks; what its like to maintain a house like Downton Abbey; and a look at the growing market for kids’ football helmets

Music from the episode

Get Right Jennifer Lopez
Song For No One Miike Snow
Dangerous (feat. Joywave) Big Data, Joywave
Homecoming - (Edited) Kanye West, Chris Martin

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