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The Gender Gap Series: The Problem With The Pink Tax

Women pay more than men for many consumer products. Why some economists say that's a good thing.

The Gender Gap Series: The Problem With The Pink Tax

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The Gender Gap Series: Tampons - That Bloody Sales Tax

Most states in the U.S. have a sales tax on menstrual products. Some states have repealed this so-called Tampon Tax, on the grounds that it's unfair to women. But the repeals come at a cost.

The Gender Gap Series: Tampons - That Bloody Sales Tax

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The Gender Gap Series: Saving Women

Women invest far less of their paychecks than men do. Sallie Krawcheck spent her career on Wall Street and she says this is a problem we need to solve.

The Gender Gap Series: Saving Women

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The Gender Gap Series: Working Women- Why the U.S. is Behind

When it came to the female labor force participation rate, America used to lead the world. But we've fallen behind. Today on the show: What happened?

The Gender Gap Series: Working Women- Why the U.S. is Behind

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The Gender Gap Series: Where The Gender Pay Gap Is Widest

A report from Glassdoor reveals which industries have the starkest gender pay gaps.

The Gender Gap Series: Where The Gender Pay Gap Is Widest

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Bill Ackman, CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, made headlines by shorting multi-level marketing company Herbalife. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images hide caption

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Finance Fridays With Mary, Volume 2: Short Selling

Short sellers are investors who bet against companies. They're the detectives of the stock market, unearthing flaws and making markets more efficient, though they also attract controversy.

Finance Fridays With Mary, Volume 2: Short Selling

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Sports Teams Need To Fill Stadiums

Sporting event attendance is down. So teams are trying out creative, new ways to win back fans.

Sports Teams Need To Fill Stadiums

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Why Grad Students Are Taking On More Debt

Graduate students are increasingly shouldering the country's student debt.

Why Grad Students Are Taking On More Debt

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Currency Wars & A Pepperoni Problem

Listener questions! How the U.S.-China trade war has escalated, including a move by China to devalue its currency. Plus the history of pepperoni on pizza.

Currency Wars & A Pepperoni Problem

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The Delicate Macho Movie Brand

The stars of the new Fast & Furious movie will go to extraordinary lengths to protect their "tough guy" brands, even going so far as to negotiate to make sure their characters never lose a fight.

The Delicate Macho Movie Brand

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