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Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, Marketplace presents business news that’s in-depth, understandable, and interesting. It’s news on business, economics, and money for the rest of us.

08-27-15 - Marketplace - In the fire zone

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The fundamentals of America's economy in three numbers; China's Ironman; and living in the fire zone.

08-26-15 - Marketplace -Sinodependency

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What we've learned about the market's safety nets; Apple's "Sinodependency"; and stopping the roller coaster metaphor in its tracks.

08-25-15 - Marketplace - A long way to go

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No, it's not 2008; China's stock market has a long way to go; and the tough business of steel.

08-24-15 - Marketplace - Take a step back

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OK, let's just step back a minute and break this all down. We've got China correspondent Rob Schmitz explaining the Shanghai meltdown; Scott Tong fills us in on the end of the commodities producers' party; and Sabri Ben-Achour tells us how vulnerable the U.S. really is. 

08-21-15 - Marketplace - Apocalyptic markets

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Take a deep breath. We talk through the day of apocalyptic markets in our Weekly Wrap; there are some numbers on the rise — the average FICO score; and volunteers pitch in to fight the West's brutal wildfires.

08-20-15 - Marketplace - Keeping the sharing economy safe

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A pharmaceutical company swoops in to buy the maker of the female libido pill; keeping the sharing economy safe; and catching up at York and Fig.

08-19-15 - Marketplace - Ashley Madison users revealed in data leak

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Consumer prices move at a slow pace; adult affairs website Ashley Madison undergoes a data breach; and a look at prettying up politicans for the camera

08-18-15 - Marketplace - Wal-Mart's "shrinkage" problem

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Wal-Mart's $3 billion "shrinkage" problem; the EPA wants to curb methane leaks; and a proposed power line across the historic James River is making waves.     

08-17-15 - Marketplace - Tech's 'depleted' workers

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Tech's 'depleted' workers; New Orleans' mayor on preventing infrastructure failure; and how do campaigning senators keep their day jobs?

08-14-15 - Marketplace - It's been a busy August

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Who said August is a slow month for business news? We've got China, Google and Apple TV to tell you about.

08-13-15 - Marketplace - C is for Capitalism

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Sesame Street will begin airing on pay TV network HBO, Emirates Airline is set to offer the world's longest airline route, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has approved $250 million for a new Milwaukee Bucks stadium. 

08-12-15 - Marketplace - What, me worry?

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Beijing's latest try at a "What, me worry?" strategy; Target and Vogue get gold stars for marketing; and a new Compton revisits its gangsta past.

08-11-15 - Marketplace - Call it an economic indicator

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Call it the yuan, the renminbi, the people's currency ... or just call it an economic indicator. Plus, memoir of a pizza and what's next for Goo- er, Alphabet.    

08-10-15 - Marketplace - Public housing, post-Katrina

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Warren Buffet speaks and the economy listens; public housing, post-Katrina; and Silicon Beach's cure for a long wait at the doctor's office.

08-07-15 - Marketplace - Bad week for media companies

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It's been a very bad week for media companies. Plus, Jo Ling Kent of FOX Business and Fortune's Leigh Gallagher join us for the Weekly Wrap.

08-06-15 - Marketplace - Blazes torch firefighting budgets

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Hedge funds and Oreos; the economics of a scary fire season; and parceling out dinner.  

08-05-15 - Marketplace - Revisiting Athens

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What pay ratios mean, or not; a check-in from Athens; and a credit union's role in rebuilding New Orleans.

08-04-15 - Marketplace - Natural gas in a low-carbon world

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If you're a government enterprise, what's the surest way to get Congress to leave you alone? Make lots and lots of money. Plus, in environmental news, there's one loser in the Obama Administration’s rules for limiting carbon-dioxide emissions: natural gas.   

08-03-15 - Marketplace - A new way of bundling

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The word of the day today? De-carbonization. Look it up if you don't believe us. And, AT&T and DirecTV's recently announced TV and mobile phone service bundle could change the way cable companies do business. 

07-31-15 - Marketplace - SoulCycle files for IPO

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Airing on Friday, July 31, 2015: Have you gotten a raise lately? The Federal Reserve is interested. And boutique studio SoulCycle pedals hard toward an IPO.