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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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1301 Marketplace: History Repeats Itself In The Form Of China2015-03-16 15:49:27
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1302 Marketplace: Proposing An Older Age Limit For Smoking2015-03-13 16:40:38
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1303 Marketplace: Stress Examining Hospitals And Banks2015-03-12 17:07:22
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1304 Marketplace: Major Currencies Weaken As The Dollar Remains Strong2015-03-11 16:13:53
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1305 Marketplace: A Living Social Security Death List2015-03-10 17:29:28
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1306 Marketplace: Watch Those Bribes And Buybacks2015-03-09 15:51:59
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1307 Marketplace: Apple Joins Dow2015-03-06 18:23:07
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1308 Marketplace: Dollar Signs On The Doilies2015-03-05 18:03:14
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1309 Marketplace: Sweet Briar Closes Its doors2015-03-04 17:54:41
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1310 Marketplace: The Money Behind Netanyahu's Speech2015-03-03 17:45:35
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1311 Marketplace: Jeep Expands Internationally2015-03-02 17:40:56
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1312 03-02-2015- Morning Report- House of Product Placement2015-02-27 19:28:29
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1313 Marketplace: The Winners And Losers Of Net Neutrality2015-02-27 18:11:21
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1314 Marketplace: Facebook Gets Involved In Suicide Prevention2015-02-26 18:18:02
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1315 Marketplace: The Wal-Mart Effect2015-02-25 17:52:31
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1316 Marketplace: Snow Day Edition2015-02-24 15:53:38
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1317 Marketplace: The DHS Needs A Morale Boost2015-02-23 17:46:58
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1318 Marketplace: What Does An Apple Car Look Like?2015-02-20 17:31:25
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1319 Marketplace: The Macro and Micro Economics of Walmart2015-02-19 18:01:53
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1320 Marketplace: Snapchat Nearly Doubles in Value2015-02-18 18:06:41
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Marketplace: Snapchat Nearly Doubles in Value

Airing on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015: A year ago, the teen-fad social-media company Snapchat was valued at $10 billion. Its latest investors value it at $19 billion. We look at what’s happened in that time. Is the doubling in valuation due to the discovery of a business model, potential, or momentum among investors? We explore. Plus, we report on a Texas College that is revamping itself as a place where students work their way through four years. This is not just a few hours in the library, rather a significant job at the school— work that will reduce their tuition. Also, the Producer Price Index has released its industrial production and housing starts numbers for January. They’re okay... They're not great. And in aggregate they paint a picture of a still-struggling economy. …read more