Marketplace for Wednesday, December 2, 2015
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Yahoo turns to the possibility of selling as the company struggles to grow; how David Price's $217 million deal with the Red Sox is just one example of salary inflation in baseball; and why some of China's renewable energy is going to waste.
Segments From this episode
Online consignment changes the game for used goods
Selling used luxury clothes online is disrupting fashion and consignment.
David Price and the economics of baseball inflation
Baseball teams have more money than ever, and that money chases a few players.
Will Yahoo put its core businesses on the block?
After trying just about everything, the board is set to discuss a sale this week.
Star Wars: the forever franchise
Marketplace Host Molly Wood talks to Wired's Adam Rodgers about Star Wars.
China taps faraway frontier for renewable energy
The region of Xinjiang is China's new energy base. The challenge? Transmission.
Yahoo turns to the possibility of selling as the company struggles to grow; how David Price’s $217 million deal with the Red Sox is just one example of salary inflation in baseball; and why some of China’s renewable energy is going to waste.
Music from the episode
Good Life Kanye West, T-Pain
Rather Be (feat. Jess Glynne) Clean Bandit, Jess Glynne
Easy (Switch Screens) [feat. Lorde] Son Lux, Lorde