with Kai Ryssdal

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Public radio's only national series about the global economy and finance takes a broad view of business, covering any story related to money — most of the world's stories are. Hosted by Kai Ryssdal.

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eBay and PayPal split
What a difference eight months makes.

FCC dumps blackout rule
But the NFL may still be be able to black out games.

PODCAST: Think of it as a conscious uncoupling
PayPal and eBay split, a change in health care payment, and impact investing.

Push for IUDs comes from many sides
Health groups, non-profits, and drug companies have touted intrauterine devices.

When you die, who gets your digital assets?
Families of the deceased struggle to access the digital life of loved ones.

How insurers are adjusting payment to medical providers
Commercial insurers are ditching or at least tweaking the way they pay providers.

Playing matchmaker in Silicon Valley
Dating coaches update wardrobes, make reservations and even buy new hand towels.

Quiz: The community-college community shrinks
Enrollment numbers are down for the second straight year.

Silicon: Imagine life without glass
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt looks at the economics behind chemical elements.

Quiz: Degrees of default
The student loan default rate in 2013 dipped to its lowest point since the recession.

This is a generic brand video
A commentary on innovation, honesty and other words brands really like in videos.

'Breaking Bad' and Albuquerque: One year later
Heisenberg may be off the air, but he's still part of Albuquerque's economic plan.

Is that Thai food genuine? Ask a robot.
Thai scientists say they have a robot that can tell whether ethnic food is "real."

The battle over which company has your number
When phone users were allowed to keep their numbers, a new system was created to track them.

Is Facebook's new ad tool a game changer?
Facebook's new advertising tool Atlas helps companies improve their targeting.

What you need to know about Occupy Central
Hong Kong is uniquely positioned in the global economy.

The numbers for September 29, 2014
Hong Kong protests, Bernanke in court and more Facebook privacy concerns.

Wall Street’s Inner Sanctum
Communing on investing with a conscience.

Biting the hand that feeds you?
Former CEO of AIG Hank Greenberg is suing over the 2008 bailout.

PODCAST: The strength of the Indian-American community
AIG goes to trial, Narendra Modi visits the U.S. and food gets VC funding.

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