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What's happening on Wall Street? When did old-fashioned "firing" become "downsizing"? And what motivates a 16-year-old grocery clerk in Illinois to invest in a stock portfolio? Hear these and other financial items. Marketplace is not only about money and business, but about people, local economies and the world — and what it all means to us. The only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast, Marketplace has four domestic bureaus—in New York, Miami, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, plus international bureaus in London and Beijing.

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Latest Stories from Marketplace

Last updated: Friday, September 04 2015 01:20 AM

09-03-15 - Marketplace - The migration equation

Thursday, September 03 2015 10:00 PM

The hard math of migration; shopping for CEOs; and Forcing the issue.  

09-02-15 - Marketplace - Looking back at war bonds

Wednesday, September 02 2015 10:00 PM

A look back at war bonds; CNN's new criteria for main-stage candidates; and how economics define migrants and refugees.   

09-01-15 - Marketplace - Seeking asylum

Tuesday, September 01 2015 10:00 PM

Another stock market plunge, StubHub's pricing model and conflict within the European Union over the migrant crisis. 

08-31-15 - Marketplace - Alaska's oil climate

Monday, August 31 2015 10:00 PM

Climate change in the state that oil built; Wes Craven's horror legacy; and competition in cable boxes. 

08-28-15 - Marketplace - Instagram, unsquared

Friday, August 28 2015 10:00 PM

Another step in the evolution of the 21st century employee; the big, bad business of refugee smuggling; and Instagram's outside-the-box strategy.

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

Thursday, August 27 2015 10:00 PM

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

08-26-15 - Marketplace -Sinodependency

Wednesday, August 26 2015 10:00 PM

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

Tuesday, August 25 2015 10:00 PM

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

Monday, August 24 2015 10:00 PM

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

Friday, August 21 2015 10:00 PM

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

Thursday, August 20 2015 10:00 PM

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

Wednesday, August 19 2015 10:00 PM

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

Tuesday, August 18 2015 10:00 PM

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

Monday, August 17 2015 10:00 PM

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

Friday, August 14 2015 10:00 PM

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

Thursday, August 13 2015 10:00 PM

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?

Wednesday, August 12 2015 10:00 PM

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

Tuesday, August 11 2015 10:00 PM

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

Monday, August 10 2015 10:00 PM

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

Friday, August 07 2015 10:00 PM

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.