Marketplace for Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Jun 22, 2016

Marketplace for Wednesday, June 22, 2016

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We take a look at what effect a Brexit have on U.S. financial firms based in the U.K.; The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the largest crackdown in Medicare fraud in history today; Kai talks to Judith Dupre, the author of "One World Trade Center: Biography of the building" about the rebuilding of one of New York's most well-known landmarks. 

Segments From this episode

Inside the new One World Trade Center

Jun 22, 2016
Judith Dupré takes us through the 1,776-foot-tall skyscraper and looks back at the dozen years it took to plan and develop it.
A view of the new World Trade Center. 
Daisy Palacios/Marketplace

Tesla's talking about buying its cousin, SolarCity

Jun 22, 2016
Elon Musk, a board member on both companies, called the move "a no-brainer."
Classic Elon Musk. 
Scott Olson/Getty Images

Feds make arrests in alleged Medicaid, Medicare scheme

Jun 22, 2016
The federal government estimates it loses 12 percent of Medicare spending and about 10 percent of Medicaid to fraud and other improper payments.
A former health clinic in Brooklyn connected to the  alleged fraudulent billing scheme run by  Aleksandr Pikus.
Dan Gorenstien/Marketplace

Brexit throws U.S. banks into turmoil

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Jun 22, 2016
The vote by the UK to leave the EU will be very expensive for American finance
Major U.S. financial firms have substantial operations in London, so many on Wall Street are no in favor of the U.K. exiting the EU. 
DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images

Burger King Mac 'n Cheetos are a thing

Jun 22, 2016
The cheesy arms race has only begun.
Burger King's new Mac 'n Cheetos.
Courtesy: Burger King

Carpool Karaoke takes McDonalds for a ride

Jun 22, 2016
CBS Late Late Show host James Corden and musician Selena Gomez go for some Carpool Karaoke and pick up McDonalds product placement along the way.
Selena Gomez and James Corden at a McDonald's drive thru during the Carpool Karaoke segment. 
Late Late Show/CBS

We take a look at what effect a Brexit have on U.S. financial firms based in the U.K.; The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the largest crackdown in Medicare fraud in history today; Kai talks to Judith Dupre, the author of “One World Trade Center: Biography of the building” about the rebuilding of one of New York’s most well-known landmarks. 

Music from the episode

Happy Up Here Röyksopp
Stolen Dance Milky Chance
Escapee Architecture In Helsinki