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Most Recent Episodes

Marketplace for Thursday, August 25, 2016

Uber posted second quarter losses exceeding $100 million; The CEO of Mylan attributes the cost of EpiPens increasing by 500 percent to a dysfunctional healthcare system; and we examine the mini-trend of artists like Beyonce and Frank Ocean releasing visual albums.

Marketplace for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is not doing so well with the major party candidates this election season; Kai talks with Middendorf's Restaurant owner Horst Pfeifer in Akers, Louisiana about running his business during a massive flood; and the National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that graduate students who work in universities have the right to unionize.

Marketplace for Monday, August 22, 2016

A look at what welfare dollars are being spent on now and how life has changed for those on welfare, 20 years after welfare reform; European Union's deal with Turkey over migration could be in jeopardy in the aftermath of the country's recent attempted coup; why Donald Trump's supporter base of disaffected white male voters are angry and what it might mean for the election.

Marketplace for Friday, August 19, 2016

Frank Ocean released his first visual album on Apple Music yesterday, Marketplace's Sabri Ben-Achour takes a look at the economics of visual albums and the strategy behind them; in the latest installment of our series "Summer Brought to You By," Lloyd Handwerker tells the story behind how his family's Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs & Restaurant came to be; and how TV giant Viacom is refocusing attention on competing with streaming services like Netflix.

Marketplace for Thursday, August 18, 2016

The Justice Department announced today that it will end the use of private companies to run prisons; how the government plans to pay for the flood damage in Louisiana; and how coal companies in bankruptcy are getting out of huge liabilities for cleaning up their mine sites because of a loophole

Marketplace for Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Who is Steve Bannon, and why is the new head of the Trump campaign? We've got answers; Univision makes another English-language audience grab with Gawker; and Kai talks to with David Malpass, an economic advisor to Donald Trump.

Marketplace for Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Destructive torrential rains are causing widespread flooding in Louisiana and scientists expect these deluges to become more common as the atmosphere warms; why some Wall Street traders turn to performance coaches to help with the pressure of the job; and Kai talks to Walker & Company Brands CEO Tristan Walker for the latest installment of Corner Office.

Marketplace for Monday, August 15, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke about foreign policy today, Marketplace's Kimberly Adams talks about how Trump's foreign policy might affect immigration and the economy; why credits cards that come with computer chips may not end credit-card hacks like we first thought they would; and an excerpt from our podcast "the Uncertain Hour."

Marketplace for Friday, August 12, 2016

Five days of economic news in five minutes with the Weekly Wrap; for decades U.S. companies have employed millions of low-wage Chinese workers to make products for Americans, but now that trend is reversing. Marketplace's Rob Schmitz reports on how Chinese companies setting up factories in South Carolina affects the local community; and the Obama administration is diverting $81 million from Ebola funding and other projects to help fight Zika, but is that enough?

Marketplace for Thursday, August 11, 2016

Hillary Clinton gave more detail on her fiscal policy proposals in an economic speech today in Warren, Michigan; why central banks' efforts have failed and why some say what's needed now is fiscal stimulus; and why some airports have started looking into privatizing security after receiving lots of passenger complaints this summer about long security lines.

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