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Marketplace for Wednesday, January 01, 2014
Jan 1, 2014

Marketplace for Wednesday, January 01, 2014

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Happy New Year! The year 2013 was one of diamond heists, data leaks and mass credit card theft. Will 2014 be the same? Rising home prices are a good thing, right? Not if you're trying to buy a house. A look at what's in store for home buyers in 2014 and beyond.  Greece takes over as president of the European Union today. What does rock musician Jimi Hendrix have in common with Baroque composer George Frideric Handel? An address for starters, and now -- a museum.

Segments From this episode

What did the tech CEO say to the worker he wanted to automate?

Aug 28, 2013
A labor dispute in the San Francisco area launched a surprising debate about the future of work in the new economy.

What will the housing market look like in 2014?

Jan 1, 2014
Housing prices have been rising steadily in many parts of the U.S. Is this the start of a new bubble?

2013: A year of heists and capers

Jan 1, 2014
Marketplace host David Gura talks to Quartz business reporter Tim Fernholz about the greatest heists of 2013 and if we've learned anything from them.

How do I make sure I stick to my resolution?

Jan 1, 2014
If you have to make one financial New Year’s resolution, what should it be?
Fireworks light up Sydney Harbour with an early warm up session in preparation for its New Year's Eve celebration.
Jeremy Ng/Getty Images

From Hendrix to Handel

Jan 1, 2014
What does rock musician Jimi Hendrix have in common with Baroque composer George Frideric Handel? An address for starters, and now -- a museum.

Foiled by foil: The latest weapon in credit card theft

Jan 1, 2014
If you notice someone on your roof with a roll of aluminum foil, you may want to take note.

Greece takes over as EU president

Jan 1, 2014
Greece takes over as president of the European Union today. Marketplace host, David Gura talks to the BBC's Mark Lowen in Athens about what the country's tenure could look like.

Happy New Year! The year 2013 was one of diamond heists, data leaks and mass credit card theft. Will 2014 be the same? Rising home prices are a good thing, right? Not if you’re trying to buy a house. A look at what’s in store for home buyers in 2014 and beyond.  Greece takes over as president of the European Union today. What does rock musician Jimi Hendrix have in common with Baroque composer George Frideric Handel? An address for starters, and now — a museum.

Music from the episode

Purple Haze Jimi Hendrix
Sleeping Ute Grizzly Bear
Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' Michael Jackson
Shakara Fela Kuti