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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.

02-11-16 - Marketplace - Bernie, Hillary and Wall Street

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Examining the two presidential candidates and their relationships with Wall Street; what Federal Reserve Chair Yellen told congress about the nation's financial conditions; and what does it take to keep 100,000 tons of pollution out of the air?

02-10-16 - Marketplace - Supreme Court rules on coal regulations

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Discussing the climate change implications of today's Supreme Court ruling; a look at consumer spending and the GPD; and how does Donald Trump pay the bills?

02-09-16 - Marketplace - What is Janet Yellen thinking — in five words?

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Another round of "What is Janet Yellen thinking?" as Chair Yellen heads to congress tomorrow; a look at staff diversity on college campuses; and while oil prices continue to slump, what is OPEC doing?

02-08-16 - Marketplace - the business of Beyonce

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A look at Beyonce's business 'Formation'; how volunteers on the ground are more valuable than campaign ads; and the Wealth & Poverty goes to poorest county in South Carolina.

02-05-16 - Marketplace - Is this 'full employment' yet?

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Breaking down the January jobs report; the last installment of "My Economy" from the border; and how a troubled economy and the Zika virus are impacting Brazil's annual carnival.

02-04-16 - Marketplace - What does it mean to be progressive?

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Clinton and Sanders debate who's more progressive; another installment of "My Economy" from the Juarez border; and how Jägermeister is trying to broaden it's brand beyond college bros. 

02-03-16 - Marketplace - Business at the border

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The first installment of our "My Economy" series on the El Paso and Juarez border; how one college is fighting the freshman 15 with Fitbits; and explaining why the market is so volatile. 

02-02-16 - Marketplace - Cruz & corn

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GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz wins the Iowa caucus despite ethanol opposition; what life is like for residents of Porter Ranch during the massive gas leak; and a look at China's last free-flowing river. 

02-01-16 - Marketplace - Alphabet spells out profit

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Breaking down the billions in Alphabet's earnings report; how lead may be the biggest childhood epidemic in the country; and the latest installment of "I've Always Wondered," looking at what happens when your water goes down the drain.  

01-29-16 - Marketplace - Revising the Lilly Ledbetter Act

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The White House looks to close the wage gap by gathering data; a startup that wants to bring gas to you with the touch of a button; and the business of fighting mosquitos. 

01-28-16 - Marketplace - Zika continues to spread

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How the Zika virus is impacting business and travel; schools and children in Flint face the worst of the water crisis; and an interview with GM's Chief Electric Vehicle Engineer about the new Chevy Bolt. 

01-27-16 - Marketplace - Who do we sue for Flint's water crisis?

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Citizens and NGOs are mounting lawsuits against officials in Flint; how the strong dollar can weaken a company's earnings; and a look at relations with Cuba through the poultry industry. 

01-26-16 - Marketplace - Revamping the GED

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Why the company behind the GED lowered the passing score; a look at Apple's stock after their latest earnings report; and an interview with Mohammed El-Erian, author of new book about central banks

01-25-16 - Marketplace - The M&A economy

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Looking at the economic pattern of mergers and acquisitions; McDonalds earnings report show a comeback for the golden arches; and an interview with GE Vice Chair Beth Comstock.

01-22-16 - Marketplace - The cost of contamination in Flint

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Marketplace's Lizzie O'Leary reporting from Flint on the water crisis, how capital controls in emerging markets work; and a look back at the week that was in economic news with the Weekly Wrap. 

01-21-16 - Marketplace - Is corporate America in an earnings recession?

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Explaining low corporate earnings in wake of recent economic uncertainty; why there is a doctor shortage in southern states; and the latest installment of Corner Office with Shinola CEO Steve Bock.

01-20-16 - Marketplace - Shrinking bond yields

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Yields on the 10-year Treasury note falls below 2 percent; how some Detroit citizens are trying to show that there is more to the city than the Auto Show; and an interview with actor Damian Lewis. 

01-19-16 - Marketplace - The global econo-meh

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What one reporter learned from the oil boom and bust; how communities in Missouri are helping businesses recover from flood damage; and with oil prices low and mixed market numbers, what's the state of the global economy?

01-18-16 - Marketplace - MLK Day

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Maybe you spent your Martin Luther King Day volunteering, or checking out a national park — admission is free today. We're covering both, as well has Houston's history with refugees and United Airlines' "quest to be less awful."

01-15-16 - Marketplace - Why Trump's tariffs don't work

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It turns out raising tariffs on imports can hurt more help; how the standoff in Burns, Oregon is boosting a local economy; and the evolution of children's television