Marketplace for Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Dec 23, 2015

Marketplace for Wednesday, December 23, 2015

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What new home sales mean for the economy; why Disney is still struggling, even though it's with the Force; and a look at airplane boarding with the latest installment of "I've always wondered.."

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What new home sales mean for the economy

Dec 23, 2015
New home sales are up in 2015. How do these purchases influence the economy?

What's up with how airlines board planes?

Dec 23, 2015
Back to front, windows-to-aisles — random boarding may be more efficient.

Philadelphia's Italian market lures holiday shoppers

Dec 23, 2015
Generations of customers stand in line for specialties like cannoli and ravioli.

Fusion is just one of Disney's woes

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Dec 23, 2015
Some investors have punished Disney over its troubles. Others take the long view.

Why taking risks may save us from the next financial crisis

Dec 23, 2015
A look at how playing it safe may cause more harm than good.

Holidays put the bow on the gift-wrapping industry

Dec 23, 2015
In the U.S., gift wrap accounts for $3.2 billion a year in retail sales.
What kinds of gifts did you ask for or register for?
Kristofor Husted

What new home sales mean for the economy; why Disney is still struggling, even though it’s with the Force; and a look at airplane boarding with the latest installment of “I’ve always wondered..”

Music from the episode

101 WALLA
Da Rockwilder Method Man, Redman
Young, Wild & Free (feat. Bruno Mars) Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Bruno Mars
Brukstep (Atjazz Astro Remix) Mark de Clive-Lowe