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Marketplace for Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Feb 3, 2016

Marketplace for Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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The first installment of our "My Economy" series on the El Paso and Juarez border; how one college is fighting the freshman 15 with Fitbits; and explaining why the market is so volatile. 

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Sumner Redstone resigns as CBS chairman

Feb 3, 2016
The 92-year-old announced his resignation on Wednesday
Sumner Redstone, executive chairman of CBS Corporation and Viacom stepped down from his post at CBS on Wednesday. 
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Schools fight back against the freshman 15

Feb 3, 2016
Oral Roberts University requires incoming freshman to use activity trackers.
Oral Roberts University is issuing Fitbits to its students for a fitness program. 
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TPP gets ceremonial signing in New Zealand

Feb 3, 2016
But the signatures are only one in many more steps toward finalizing the trade deal
U.S. Representative of Industry and Trade Michael Froman signs the Trans Pacific Partnership at Sky City on February 4, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand.
Fiona Goodall/Getty Images

Investigating homegrown terrorism in 'United States of Jihad'

Feb 3, 2016
Peter Bergen discusses his new book

My Economy: The divided life of business at the border

Feb 3, 2016
When you live on an international border, the global economy is the local economy.
Roughly 20,000 pedestrians cross the border between El Paso and Juarez each day to work, shop and go to school.
Tommy Andres

Market volatility, at the atomic level

Feb 3, 2016
Volatility is millions of little choices made by a giant community of investors.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the end of the day on January 15, 2016 in New York City.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The first installment of our “My Economy” series on the El Paso and Juarez border; how one college is fighting the freshman 15 with Fitbits; and explaining why the market is so volatile. 

Music from the episode

Gold Silver Diamond Generationals
Escapee Architecture In Helsinki
Cover Your Tracks Young Galaxy