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Postponing a blockbuster comes at a hefty cost

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Emcee Maria Lewis speaks before Marvel Studios' Black Widow World Premiere Fan Event at Village Cinemas Jam Factory on June 29, 2021 in Melbourne, Australia

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 29: MC Maria Lewis speaks before Marvel Studios' Black Widow World Premiere Fan Event at Village Cinemas Jam Factory on June 29, 2021 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images for Disney) Daniel Pockett via Getty Images

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The Weekly Wrap

Jordyn Holman of Bloomberg and Sudeep Reddy with Politico join Kai Ryssdal to break down the week's economic news.

Shop owners rush, like their customers, to shop for the holidays early

by Justin Ho Nov 19, 2021
Haunted by their own supply chain woes, many retailers are trying to get what they themselves need for the holidays.

Pharmacy chains plan to expand health care offerings

by Meghan McCarty Carino Nov 19, 2021
The pandemic highlighted their opportunity to meet everyday health care needs (and presented some challenges).
My Economy

Food tour company struggles to regain ground as restaurants recover

by Minju Park Nov 19, 2021
Megan Bucholz, founder of Local Table Tours, watched her business grow for a decade. Then the pandemic closed everything down.
A Warmer World

Biden administration auctions oil and gas leases on 1.7 million acres of the Gulf of Mexico

by Samantha Fields Nov 19, 2021
A court ordered the administration to resume the auctions it had suspended.

When studios delay films, that comes with a price tag

by Kai Ryssdal and Sean McHenry Nov 19, 2021
Between multiple waves of promotions and interest on financing, some films may be able to recoup the cost of delays.

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Confessions Sudan Archive
Buried in Detroit Mike Posner
The Worse It Gets Penguin Prison

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