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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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1441 08-27-2014- Marketplace- American Airlines Ditches Orbitz2014-08-27 21:26:22
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1442 08-26-2014- Marketplace- Durable Goods Number Is Flying2014-08-26 21:22:03
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1443 08-25-2014- Marketplace- Miley's Friend's Place2014-08-25 21:14:38
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1444 08-22-2014- Marketplace- Emmys On Monday Not Sunday2014-08-22 21:16:34
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1445 08-21-2014- Marketplace- SoundCloud Adds Ads2014-08-21 21:27:50
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1446 What is a superfood?2014-08-21 20:00:00
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1447 08-20-2014- Marketplace- Economics Of Halftime Shows2014-08-20 21:48:22
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1448 08-19-2014- Marketplace- Chinese Hack U.S. Hospital2014-08-19 21:21:17
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1449 08-18-2014- Marketplace- Dollar Store Bidding War2014-08-18 21:25:47
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08-18-2014- Marketplace- Dollar Store Bidding War

There's a dollar store bidding war going on out there. We report on the extent of the competition in the market, and how the stores involved differentiate themselves. Plus, the Fed is paying close attention to the number of part time workers, as it looks like the number of part-time workers has increased after reaching a five-year low. We look at why this has happened, and ask if it’s something we should be worried about. Also, every year the federal government sets the amount its employees may spend per day when they travel. The per diems for fiscal 2015? $83 for lodging and $46 for meals and other expenses. The standard is also followed by federal contractors and some private businesses. What impact do these standards have on hotels and other businesses that depend on these travelers?…read more

1450 08-15-2014- Marketplace- Mini Golf Tournament2014-08-15 21:26:01
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1451 08-14-2014- Marketplace- Police weapons in Ferguson2014-08-14 21:47:53
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1452 08-13-2014- Marketplace- Raising Awareness With Ice Buckets2014-08-13 21:57:53
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1453 08-12-2014- Marketplace- Strengthening The Kurdish Peshmerga2014-08-12 21:34:20
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1454 08-11-2014- Marketplace- Another Amazonian Dispute2014-08-11 21:12:22
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1455 08-08-2014- Marketplace- Easing Medical Debt Burden2014-08-08 21:08:39
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1456 08-07-2014- Marketplace- USPS Debt Collectors2014-08-07 21:32:08
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1457 08-06-2014- Marketplace- Creating A True Gaza Economy2014-08-06 21:13:03
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1458 08-05-2014- Marketplace- U.S. Business Invest In Africa2014-08-05 21:39:01
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1459 Wasn't the US going to start using the metric system?2014-08-05 18:37:07
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1460 08-04-2014- Marketplace- Portugal Spins Off Bad Assets2014-08-04 21:38:19
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