Jun 1, 2016

Marketplace for Wednesday, June 1, 2016

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The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development warns that the global economy is falling into a "low-growth trap"; Disney reportedly orders reshoots for the new Star Wars movie, "Rogue One"; and Marketplace's Rob Schmitz follows up with one of the women profiled in his new book "Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams along a Shanghai Road."

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Political donations from hedge funds reach record high

Jun 1, 2016
Political donations from hedge funds up 50% so far this presidential election.
Ted Peters is chairman of the Bluestone Financial Institutions Group in Wayne, PA.
Nancy Marshall-Genzer

An expensive real-estate seminar isn't how to get rich

Jun 1, 2016
Real-estate seminars with high-pressure salesmen take place across the country every week.
Donald Trump at a press conference announcing the real estate seminar Trump University on May 23, 2005 in New York City. 
Thos Robinson/Getty Images

Americans in Britain divided over Brexit

Jun 1, 2016
Americans in Britain differ over whether the country should leave the EU.
People walk past flags of the EU inside the European Parliament on May 11, 2016 in Strasbourg, France.
Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

The empire orders re-shoots

Jun 1, 2016
How significant is it if, as reported, Disney wants re-shoots on the next Star Wars movie?
Chairman of the Walt Disney Studios Alan Horn.
Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney

Why the global economy is stuck in a 'low-growth trap'

Jun 1, 2016
And what policymakers should do about it.

Forbes drops Theranos CEO's net worth to zero

Jun 1, 2016
From $4.5 billion to nothing.
Elizabeth Holmes speaks on stage during the closing session of the Clinton Global Initiative in 2015.
JP Yim/Getty Images

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development warns that the global economy is falling into a “low-growth trap”; Disney reportedly orders reshoots for the new Star Wars movie, “Rogue One”; and Marketplace’s Rob Schmitz follows up with one of the women profiled in his new book “Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams along a Shanghai Road.”

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