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Marketplace for Wednesday, December 16, 2015

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A whole episode dedicated to the Federal Reserve interest rate hike. We look at mechanics of how the Fed will raise interest; how the hike will affect businesses; and whether it will affect you.  

Segments From this episode

What does an interest rate hike mean for you?

by Kai Ryssdal Dec 16, 2015
Nela Richardson and Felix Salmon answer listener questions about interest rates

How an interest rate hike ripples through the economy

by Tracey Samuelson Dec 16, 2015
The Fed's decision doesn't mean all rates will rise at the same pace — or at all.

Here's how the Fed will raise interest rates

by Sabri Ben-Achour Dec 16, 2015
The old way doesn't work anymore. This hike is a big test for a new methodology.

A slice of post-rate hike life

by Kai Ryssdal and Tommy Andres Dec 16, 2015
An L.A. pie shop is the perfect place to find a slice of the economy.
Final Note

How to surf the internet without Star Wars spoilers

by Kai Ryssdal Dec 16, 2015
There's a google chrome extension that can block the Force Awakens spoilers

The interest hike through the eyes of a cattle rancher

by Ken Lenox Dec 16, 2015
Ken Lenox tells us how the interest rate hike will affect him as a cattle rancher

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