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Marketplace for Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Mar 30, 2016

Marketplace for Wednesday, March 30, 2016

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The Chinese lake that's ground zero for the bird flu; how Philadelphia is trying to encourage more of its residents to use Earned Income Tax Credits; and SoundCloud launches its ad-free subscription service

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U.S. billionaire helps preserve our nation's monuments

Mar 30, 2016
The Carlyle Group's co-CEO finds investing in America's heritage deeply patriotic.

How U.S. sanctions have become more targeted

Mar 30, 2016
Treasure Secretary Jack Lew explains and defends evolving policies.
U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew.
PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images

iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to buy Sharp

Mar 30, 2016
Foxconn, the Taiwan-based contract manufacturer of iPhones, is buying the financially troubled Japanese electronics brand.
Chinese workers assemble electronic components at the Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn's factory in Shenzhen, in the southern Guangzhou province.
AFP/AFP/Getty Images

SoundCloud finally launches a subscription service

Mar 30, 2016
Can the streaming service enter the mainstream without losing its cool?
Image via SoundCloud

Philadelphia wants low-income residents to take tax credit

Mar 30, 2016
The city estimates 20 percent of those eligible didn’t claim the EITC last year
Street team for EITC outreach hands out flyers in Southwest Philadelphia. 
Kimberly Paynter/WHYY

The Chinese lake that's ground zero for the bird flu

Mar 30, 2016
Scientists have their eyes on Poyang Lake, China's breeding ground for bird flu.
Scientists believe live bird markets like this one, in the city of Nanchang near Poyang Lake, have ideal conditions for the spread of the avian influenza.
Rob Schmitz/Marketplace

The Chinese lake that’s ground zero for the bird flu; how Philadelphia is trying to encourage more of its residents to use Earned Income Tax Credits; and SoundCloud launches its ad-free subscription service

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