08-28-15 - Marketplace - Instagram, unsquared

Friday, August 28, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


08-06-15 - Marketplace - Blazes torch firefighting budgets

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Hedge funds and Oreos; the economics of a scary fire season; and parceling out dinner.  


08-05-15 - Marketplace - Revisiting Athens

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

What pay ratios mean, or not; a check-in from Athens; and a credit union's role in rebuilding New Orleans.


08-04-15 - Marketplace - Natural gas in a low-carbon world

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

If you're a government enterprise, what's the surest way to get Congress to leave you alone? Make lots and lots of money. Plus, in environmental news, there's one loser in the Obama Administration’s rules for limiting carbon-dioxide emissions: natural gas.   


08-03-15 - Marketplace - A new way of bundling

Monday, August 03, 2015

The word of the day today? De-carbonization. Look it up if you don't believe us. And, AT&T and DirecTV's recently announced TV and mobile phone service bundle could change the way cable companies do business.