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11-24-15 - Marketplace - Instagram professionals
The State Department issued a travel advisory, but for some it is business as usual; how to Instagram your way to a career in food photography; and the Uber v. taxi battle for the curb at Atlanta's airport.
Marketplace - 11-23-15 - Pfizer and Allergan
How the Pfizer and Allergan merger is an example of corporate inversion; the Food and Drug Administration gives GMO salmon the green light; and a look at emotional labor.
Marketplace - 11-20-15 - Mining in Space
A review of this week in business and finance; a billionaire energy investor shares his thoughts on climate change and the election; and the near future of mining in space.
11-19-15 - Marketplace - ACA Costs
Selling the Affordable Care Act taking a toll on insurance giants; lawmakers propose restrictions on visas that may complicate travel; and closing the wage gap...in 118 years.
11-18-15 - Marketplace - Homeless in the riverbed
Defining Bernie Sander's socialism; preparing the Los Angeles homeless population for El Niño; and the impact of the Broadway musical about the father of finance, "Hamilton."
11-17-15 - Marketplace - EU Borders
Many Europeans want tighter restrictions on their borders, but that may stifle business; the declining rate of students graduating college within six years; and Hallmark's attempt to redefine their holiday marketing.
11-16-15 - Marketplace - ISIS Financing
Looking into where ISIS gets its money; U.S. governors say they're refusing to take in Syrian refugees; and the Marriott/Starwood hotel mega-merger.
11-13-15 - Marketplace - Dozens die in violent Paris attacks
The aftermath of the 2011 Tuscaloosa, Alabama tornado; territorial disputes in the South China Sea; and Paris reels from a series of shootings and explosions that killed dozens of people.
11-12-15 - Marketplace - National chains go local
National stores take part in the "shop local" movement; the White House's first Data Scientist, DJ Patil, talks big data; and Apple seeks to enter the peer-to-peer payment space.
11-11-15 - Marketplace - An NFL return to Los Angeles
How Wisconsin dairy farms rely on immigrant workers; the possibility of a Los Angeles-based NFL stadium; and a push for reverting back to the gold standard.
Codebreaker - Is It Evil? Ep 1: Email
Codebreaker is a new podcast that dares to ask – and answer – the fundamental questions about technology that consume us every day. In season one, we’re starting with three deceptively simple words: Is it evil? In each episode, Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson will apply this question to a different technology. Codebreaker isn't just the name of our podcast, it's also a way to listen. Each episode contains a hint to to help you immediately unlock the next installment and ultimately the entire season. Think you've cracked a code? Head over to Codebreaker.codes and enter it. If decoding isn't your thing, look up Codebreaker in your favorite audio app and listen along as we publish a new episode every Wednesday.
11-10-15 - Marketplace - Rebirth of the audio cassette
An audio cassette resurgence; General Electric's ties to the Connecticut community; and the plight of Syrian refugees.
11-09-15 - Marketplace - Jerk Bosses
Narcissistic and aggressive bosses in workplace culture; how technology is helping Syrian refugees; and tragedy on the high seas.
11-06-15 - Marketplace - The politics of the Keystone XL Pipeline
How one pipeline project became more political than economic; why networks have been reluctant to ax struggling shows; and a look at October's jobs numbers.
11-05-15 - Marketplace - Full employment in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Pickier job hunters during the holiday season; the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership; and our trip to Tuscaloosa, Alabama — a city powered by manufacturing.
11-04-15 - Marketplace - Alabama’s “catfish economy”
A trade deficit decrease; one woman's hunt to purchase a barrel of crude oil; and a look at the economic situation in Greensboro, Alabama, including a visit to a catfish plant.
11-03-15 - Marketplace - Mass layoff in China's coal industry
Uber makes its case as an economic asset; Candy Crush gets snapped up for $6 billion; and a Chinese coal mining company lays off 100,000 workers.
11-02-15 - Marketplace - Dystopian theme parks
The similarities between politics and professional sports; a Hunger Games–based roller coaster; and the TV content bubble.
10-30-15 - Marketplace - Americans still optimistic despite economic hardships
How Halloween pop-up stores work; the shifting nature of Black Friday; and the last of our stories about our national economic poll.
10-29-15 - Marketplace - Families allowed to have two children in China
China ends its one-child policy; Mattel's new "Hello Barbie" doll; and more from our national economic poll.