Marketplace for Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Sep 16, 2015

Marketplace for Wednesday, September 16, 2015

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Knock, knock. Who's there? Inflation. Inflation who? Aren't you glad I didn't say interest rates again? Seriously, folks, we're looking at the good ride borrowers have had; the wages-poverty relationship; and the economics of live political debates.

Segments From this episode

Homeowners, techies will be sad when Fed raises rates

Sep 16, 2015
With rates near zero for so many years, who's benefited? Borrowers.

Federal poverty measure unchanged from last year

Sep 16, 2015
U.S. Census reports the median income rate also remained the same from last year.
Low-income families select free bread and produce at the Community Food Bank of New Jersey last month. The food bank has seen an 11 percent increase in distribution in Atlantic County since four major Atlantic City casinos closed in 2014.
John Moore/Getty Images

The Banker's Almanac: A guide to interest rates

Sep 16, 2015
One comedian makes some predictions about the Fed's decision.
Albino heifer? It could mean lower interest rates.
Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images

Networks cash in on debates

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Sep 16, 2015
Viewers tune in early this campaign cycle because, let's face it, Trump.

This guy implanted a computer chip in his hand ...

Sep 16, 2015
... and hopes to swipe it like a security card. Could the ATM be next?
Robotic hearts? We're not there yet. But an implant in the not-too-distant future could detect a heart attack within seconds.
Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

Low wages partly to blame for stagnant inflation rates

Sep 16, 2015
Frozen wages and a changing economy are limiting consumer demand, despite growth.

Keeping medical IV’s safe

Sep 16, 2015
'The battle is that technology moves a lot faster than the agencies do.'

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Inflation. Inflation who? Aren’t you glad I didn’t say interest rates again? Seriously, folks, we’re looking at the good ride borrowers have had; the wages-poverty relationship; and the economics of live political debates.

Music from the episode

The World Is Watching Two Door Cinema Club, Valentina Pappalardo
Andy Last Dinosaurs
Reality RJD2