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Marketplace for Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Dec 2, 2015

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

Facebook's CEO starts an LLC to donate

Dec 2, 2015
What does philanthropy look like when it's part of an LLC?

Online consignment changes the game for used goods

Dec 2, 2015
Selling used luxury clothes online is disrupting fashion and consignment.
Designer clothes line the racks at The RealReal, an online consignment shop that brings in millions in revenue.
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David Price and the economics of baseball inflation

Dec 2, 2015
Baseball teams have more money than ever, and that money chases a few players.

Will Yahoo put its core businesses on the block?

Dec 2, 2015
After trying just about everything, the board is set to discuss a sale this week.

Star Wars: the forever franchise

Dec 2, 2015
Marketplace Host Molly Wood talks to Wired's Adam Rodgers about Star Wars.

China taps faraway frontier for renewable energy

Dec 2, 2015
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