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Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, our flagship program is all about providing context on the economic news of the day. Through stories, conversations and newsworthy numbers, we help listeners understand the economic world around them.

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1281 04-13-2015 - Marketplace - U.S.-Cuba Trading2015-04-13 19:21:02
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1282 04-10-2015- Marketplace- General Electric returns to manufacturing2015-04-10 19:00:11
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1283 04-09-2015 - Marketplace - Paying for YouTube?2015-04-09 19:00:24
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1284 04-08-2015 - Marketplace - Shelling out2015-04-08 19:02:58
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1285 04-07-2015 - Marketplace - Water you doing?2015-04-07 19:04:16
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1286 04-06-2015 - Marketplace - Cash crops2015-04-06 19:01:41
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1287 Marketplace: A Look At The New Oil World2015-04-03 17:54:55
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1288 Marketplace: Who's Responsible For Income Inequality?2015-04-02 16:51:13
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1289 Marketplace: The Cost Of Refusing Service2015-04-01 16:40:22
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1290 Marketplace: Unpacking Jay Z's Tidal2015-03-31 16:11:33
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1291 Marketplace: Rhodes Scholarships Goes Global2015-03-30 17:00:19
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1292 Marketplace: Amazon Pursues High-end Fashion2015-03-27 17:17:36
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1293 Marketplace: Congress Doctors Medicare Solution2015-03-26 17:27:39
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Marketplace: Congress Doctors Medicare Solution

Airing on Thursday, March 26, 2015: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has a bunch of new rules for payday lenders. But why do payday lenders even exist? The fact is, people need them, and the reason they need them is because there is no alternative. The U.S. has a large gap in its financial infrastructure that other countries have plugged with reputable, often government-sponsored institutions. Why don’t’ we have something similar here? Plus, Congress is close to finally coming up with a long-term solution to how doctors who see Medicare patients are paid. It’s been almost 20 years of patchwork fixes. But in fixing a problem that dates to 1997, the government would force doctors to make some much needed upgrades they haven’t yet had to make, like being able to provide patient outcome data. Also, the airline industry isn’t like other industries. It’s nearly unique in that when a plane goes down — no matter which carrier it’s with — the entire industry is affected. And everyone who’s flying, thinking about flying, working for an airline, etc., feels more vulnerable. We look at how that phenomenon plays out, and the types of plans/approaches the industry puts into motion after a crash. …read more

1294 Marketplace: BBC Fires Controversial Host2015-03-25 17:38:25
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1295 Marketplace: Facebook's New Partnership2015-03-24 17:03:00
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1296 Marketplace: RadioShack Glitches Then Shuts Off2015-03-23 16:13:27
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1297 Marketplace: Solar Eclipse Makes Little Waves In Europe2015-03-20 17:21:10
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1298 Marketplace: Should Fracking Pay For Earthquake Damage?2015-03-19 17:05:56
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1299 Marketplace: Euro Interferes With Luxury Brand Plans2015-03-18 16:58:55
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1300 Marketplace: Pinterest Doubles In Valuation2015-03-17 17:00:59
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